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Couples announcements May 9, 2015



Fameni and Lartigue

Cynthia & Willone Eubanks, Lawrence, KS and Carlton & Donna Lartigue, Michigan, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sydney Re’ Lartigue to Wilfried Fameni, son of Elisabeth and the late Alphonse Fameni, Cameroon Africa, and Charles & Joanne Goodman, Richmond, VA. Sydney graduated from Lawrence High in 2004, and earned a Bachelors of Science in Marketing from Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA. She currently works for Hill’s Pet Nutrition in sales. Wilfried graduated from Amelia Academy in Amelia, VA. He received a B.S. in Accounting and a Masters in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. He is currently employed by MeadWestVaco, an international packaging company Richmond, VA. The couple has planned a July 31st wedding in Richmond, VA and a Lawrence, KS reception will be September 4th.



Jon and Shirley (Zinn) Sapp will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a luncheon with family and friends and a Caribbean cruise. The couple wed May 15, 1965 in Reading, KS. Their children are Deborah Randall and husband, Evan; Traci Ditch; Kristin Wallau, and husband Christopher. Grandchildren are Alex and Courtney Randall, Joslyn and Dustyn Lonnis, Dylan Ditch, Taylor and Ashley Wallau. Jon retired from Westar Energy in 2002. They have lived in Colorado Springs, CO since 2002.



Two Flames still Aglow after 60 years, Carroll and Doris Ottinger will celebrate the anniversary of all their years together in Lawrence, on Sunday, May 10, 2015, 3pm at Brookwood Mobile Home Clubhouse, 1908 E. 19th St. Lawrence, KS Your Presence is our Gift!


Noller and Wallace

Alexandra Leigh Noller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Noller of Whitefish, Montana, Christian Michael Wallace, son of Jon Wallace of Bountiful, Utah, and Danielle Clements of Lawrence, Kansas were married on April 25, 2015. The ceremony was held at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence, Kansas with Reverend Michael Kuner officiating at the ceremony. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Calli Noller as maid of honor. The best man was London Kean, brother of the groom. The bride is currently a junior at the University of Kansas studying nursing and will earn her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in May of 2016. Mr. Wallace is currently a junior at the University of Kansas studying elementary education and will earn a Bachelor of Science in Education in May of 2017 and is employed by Laird Noller Hyundai in Lawrence, Kansas. After final exams the couple will enjoy an island vacation in Saint Lucia. Following their honeymoon the couple will reside in Roeland Park, Kansas along with their two dogs Ahlia and Finnigan.


Wilson and Hanson

Brent Wilson of Lawrence and Kelsey Hanson of Boise Idaho were married April 18th in the Boise Idaho Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Brent is the son of Dean and Shannon Wilson of Lawrence. Kelsey is the daughter of Joe and Brenda Hanson of Boise Idaho. The couple celebrated with a reception in Boise and an open house on April 24th at the Wilson home in Lawrence. The couple met in college and will return to Idaho to continue their education.


Bireta and Stevenson

Anne Marie Bireta and Darrell Stevenson were married on July 12, 2014, at Theis Park, across from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, with Pastor Geoff Lundy officiating. Parents of the bride are Rich and Jane Bireta of Lawrence. Parents of the groom are Fred and Esther Stevenson of Rolla, Missouri. Matron of Honor was Devon Shipman, sister of the bride; bridesmaids were Margaret Bireta, sister of the bride and Kelly Krueger, friend of the bride. Best Man was Jeremy Moore, friend of the groom; groomsmen were Frank Blum and Brandon Moore, friends of the groom. The ceremony was followed by dinner and dancing at The Terrace on Grand. A second ceremony and reception were held in Malaysia hosted by the groom's family. The couple honeymooned in Malaysia, Bali, and Paris. Anne Marie teaches second grade and Darrell is an internal auditor. They will move to Denver in June.


Breithaupt and Newell

Don and Janet Breithaupt of Lawrence are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy, to Daniel Newell, son of Steve and Tanya Newell of Oskaloosa, KS. Amy graduated from Lawrence High in 2007, and earned her Bachelors Degree from Fort Hays State University in 2013. She is currently working as a Mortgage Loan Officer at Truity Credit Union in Lawrence. Daniel is a 2007 graduate of Oskaloosa, and is currently working for Rural Water District #7 in Oskaloosa. The couple is planning a June wedding in Lawrence.


Evans and Titus

John and Janet Evans of Lawrence, KS are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kara, to Kenneth Titus, son of David Titus and the late Anita Titus of Great Bend, KS. Kara is a graduate of Free State High School in Lawrence and a graduate of Oral Roberts University. She is employed as a District Representative for Senator Jerry Moran in Manhattan, KS. Kenneth graduated from Great Bend High School and received B.S. and M.A. degrees from Kansas State University prior graduating from the University of Kansas School of Law. He is employed as a Staff Attorney for the Kansas Department of Transportation in Topeka, KS. The couple are planning an October wedding in Lawrence.

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