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Couples announcements for March 2015



Hinrichsen and Kohake

Frederick and Geralynn Kohake of Seneca are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Erin to Daniel Hinrichsen, son of Douglas and Margie Hinrichsen of Lecompton, KS. Miss Kohake is a 2007 graduate of Baker School of Nursing. She works for DaVita in Topeka, KS. Mr. Hinrichsen is a 2008 graduate of University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. He works for Keystone Learning Services in Ozawkie, KS. Their wedding will be April 18, 2015, in Seneca, KS.


Spurgeon and Bliven

John and Karla Spurgeon, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brenna Spurgeon to Patrick Bliven, both of Kansas City, Missouri. Patrick is the son of Peggy and Jerry Walker, Prairie Village, Kansas and Jack and Marsha Bliven, Homosassa, Florida. The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Free State High School in Lawrence, Kansas. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and International Studies from the University of Kansas in 2008 and a Masters of Arts degree in Global Finance, Trade, and Economic Integration from the University of Denver in 2013. She is a global benefits associate consultant for Lockton Companies in Kansas City, Missouri. The future groom is a 1999 graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kansas. He received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas in 2007. He earned his Professional Engineering License in 2012. He is an electrical engineer at Burns and McDonnell in Kansas City, Missouri. The couple is planning an August wedding in Kansas City.


Pengra and Button

Dr. Mary Beth Fetzer and Mrs. Marshall Hylon Pengra, both of Houston, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Guerin Pengra, to Mark Alan Button, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Button and grandson of Opal Allison, all of Lawrence, Kansas. A graduate of Texas Christian University and The University of Southern California, Amy works as a freelance writer. Mark, a University of Kansas grad and passionate Jayhawks basketball fan, is the Senior Director of Communications for the Texas Golf Association. A November wedding is planned in Houston. The couple resides in Dallas.


Garcia and Smith

Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Garcia of Lawrence, KS. announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Del-Rosa Garcia to Eric Joshua Smith, son of Laurie and Sam Smith of Lecompton, KS. The future Bride graduated from The University of Kansas with a bachelor of arts degree in business marketing. She is employed as a Unit Manager at PepsiCo. The future Groom received a bachelor of science in journalism and a bachelor of arts in communication from the University of Kansas. He is employed as a Manager at the Marriott. The couple met in Lawrence, KS. in 2011 and now live in Texas. A September 2015 wedding is planned in Lawrence, KS.

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