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Couples announcements for April 2015



Anguiano and Montoya

James and Linda Anguiano of Berryton, KS are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Marie to Mauricio Gomez Montoya, son of Patricia Montoya Rosales of Mexico City, Mexico. Ashley is the granddaughter of Marcelino (Chello) and Yolanda Anguiano and Antonio and the late Mary Augusto. Ashley graduated from University of Kansas in 2011 with a Bachelor's in Social Work. She is employed at KU in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Mauricio graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a BA in Communication Studies and a MA in Higher Education Administration. He is employed at KU as a Retention Specialist in the Office of Multicultural Affairs. The couple is planning an October wedding in Lawrence.


Laskowski and Cate

Mike and Carol Laskowski of Lawrence are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christine Diane Laskowski, to Alexander Hess Cate, son of Skip and Laura Cate of Fort Smith, AR. Christine received a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, with a Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages emphasis, from the University of Kansas. She is employed in the Lawrence School District and through Kansas Athletics. Alex received a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from John Brown University. He is employed at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, OK. Christine is the granddaughter of Ken & Pat Blair of Lawrence, KS and the late Charles & Anna Laskowski. Alex is the grandson of Stan & Martha Cate of Fort Smith, AR and the late Bill & Evelyn Hess. The couple is planning a June 2015 wedding in Lawrence.


Piland and Purdy

Norie Piland and Thomas Purdy met in 1964 in Garden City Kansas.They married April 27th, 1965 in the 1st Baptist Church in St. John Kansas. They later moved to Laguna Hills California and had 3 daughters, Randi, Kirsten and Meghan and seven grandchildren; Thomas, Katie, Meghan and Angela Cassoutt of Las Vegas Nevada and James, Andrew and Luke Nastasiak of Laguna Hills California. Norie worked at HyVee on 6th Street for 12 years. The couple plans to spend a quiet evening at home. Cards may be sent to 210 E 11th St, Eudora, Kansas 66025.



Charles L Bloss Jr & M. Beth Bloss will celebrate their 29th wedding anniversary on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at their rural Lecompton home. Cards are welcome, no gifts please.

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