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Couples announcements August 1, 2015




Art and Dianne Lingle were married on August 2, 1975 at Danforth Chapel on the K.U. campus. Both are retired after long careers at K.U. They have five children, Vicki, Steven and Scott Eudaly, Becky Taylor and Tami Wilhite, nine grandchildren and three great-grandsons. A family celebration is planned for this weekend.


Hamilton and Belot

Cindy Langley Belot and Allen Belot of Lawrence are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katy Belot, to Barrett Hamilton, son of Rex and Cathy Hamilton of Lawrence. Katy graduated from Free State High School in 2000, earned a B.S. in political science from Texas Christian University in 2004 and a masters of international politics from The University of Melbourne in 2007. She is Vice-President, Education & Workforce at the Partnership for New York City. Barrett is a 2000 graduate of Free State High School and attended the University of Colorado/Boulder and Kansas University. He is a founder and co-owner of Bruekelen Build, a design-build firm in Brooklyn, New York. The couple is planning a late October wedding in Lawrence.


Hadl and Coverdale

Steve and Connie Hadl of Baldwin City are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Ashley Hadl to Austin Coverdale, both of Olathe. The bride is a 2009 graduate of Baldwin High School. The groom is the son of Jeff and Whitney Coverdale, Holton, KS. Austin is a 2009 graduate of Holton High School and a 2013 graduate of Ottawa University. The couple plan an August 22, 2015 wedding in Edgerton, Kansas.



Leroy and Doris Bateson celebrate 65 years of "wedded bliss" having married August 6th, 1952 at North Lawrence Christian Church. Leroy is retired from Kansas Color Press and Douglas County Bank and Doris still assists Kahn and Associates during tax season. Leroy and Doris have been active with the Fraternal Order of Eagles throughout their marriage. They recently moved to Lawrence from their Lake Dabinawa home that they shared with family and friends for over 40 years. Son Eddie and wife Patti of Sheridan, Wy also celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this month. Daughter Dana and husband John reside here in Lawrence. They are blessed with four grandchildren Nicholas, Sharae, Ryan and Kelsey and six great grandchildren Kaden, Connor, Kohen, Kaia, Haven and Bristal.

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