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Couples announcements June 14, 2014




Wayne and Ruth Pine will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on June 17th. There will be a family celebration.


Van Foeken

Bert & Barbara were married on June 13, 1964 In South Bend IN. Barbara met Bert, who had moved to the USA from Almelo, Netherlands, at her first position after grad- uating from Indiana University. They lived in the Chicago area for 12 years and then Bert’s Company moved them to Mississippi, back to Chicago, Georgia and then to California where he retired. Barbara retired in 2006 and they moved to Lawrence. They celebrated their anniversary with their family, Sons Lambertus III and Michelle, Overland Park, and son Lambertus IV and Charles Randolph and Julie, Lawrence KS and sons Noah, Nathan, Jacob and Joshua.


Smith and Tate

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Smith of Lawrence announce the engagement of their daughter, Abby Smith to Derek Tate, son of Ms. Terry Tate and Mr. Larry Tate. Miss Smith graduated from Buhler high school and the University of Kansas majoring in community health education and dental hygiene. Mr. Tate graduated from De Soto high school and Oklahoma State University where he ran track and cross country and majored in business management. They currently reside in downtown Kansas City. Fun fact: on their first date realized they were both born at Lawrence Memorial. An October wedding is planned in Lawrence at the First United Methodist Church and Oread.


Hemphill and Christenson

David and Carlotta Hemphill of Lawrence are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Hemphill, to Ty Christenson, son of BC and Deb Christenson of Tucson, AZ. The future bride is a 2002 graduate of Lawrence High School and attended the University of Iowa. She is currently working for Target as a Sr. Field Campus Recruiter. The future groom is a 2000 graduate of Lincoln East High School and attended Texas Christian University. He is currently an Insurance Advisor for JM Marketing. The couple resides in Overland Park, KS. An October 18, 2014 wedding is planned at Alvamar Country Club in Lawrence.


Lewis and Shahbazi

Wanda Lewis, mother of the bride and Brian and Cathi Lewis of Lawrence are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenny Lewis, to Mahyar Shahbazi, son of Wilma and Rick Loving of Leawood, KS and Masoud and Maryam Shahbazi of KC, MO. The future bride is a 2005 graduate of Lawrence High. She graduated from KU in 2010 with a degree in Applied Behavioral Science. In 2013, she graduated with her master’s degree from Friends University in Marriage and Family Therapy and is currently working in private practice. The future groom is a 2004 graduate of Blue Valley North High. He graduated from KU in 2008 with a degree in Exercise Science. In 2013, he graduated from Ku Med with his doctorate degree in Physical Therapy and currently works for an in-home health company. A November 8, 2014 wedding is planned at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Mission, KS.

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