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Couples announcements January 23, 2016



Yu and Treanor

Annie Treanor is pleased to announce the engagement of Angela Yu and Connor Treanor, both of New Haven, CT. Angela is the daughter of Vicky Wang and Peter Yu of South Barrington, Illinois. She is a graduate of Barrington High School and Yale University, with a degree in Biology and is currently employed at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale. Connor is the son of Debra Baker and Jim Alldritt, and Mike and Teresa Treanor, all of Lawrence, KS. He is a graduate of Free State High School, Baker University, and the University of Kansas School of Architecture, and is employed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects in New Haven, CT. A spring 2017 wedding is planned in Chicago.


Colle and Ardong

Kelly Kay Colle and Alexander Ardong were united in marriage on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at eleven o'clock" in the morning at Danforth Chapel on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kansas. The ceremony was officiated by the bride's father, Britt Colle. Music for the ceremony was performed by Elizabeth Nech. The bride's parents hosted a buffet luncheon and reception in the Kansas Room at the Kansas Union. On the eve of the wedding, the bride's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Bigg's Barbeque in Lawrence, Kansas. Escorted by her parents, the bride wore an Oleg Cassini ivory/champagne ball gown with an organza ruffled skirt and chapel train. The strapless bodice featured intricately designed beaded Venice lace applique and corset detailing. The gown was complimented by four veils. The bride carried a hand tied natural style bouquet of coral peonies, peach roses, ranunculas, coral hypericum and coral spray roses. Ashley Frields served as Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids included Jessica Cooper, Dawn Lewis and Sarah Mills. All are from McPherson, Kansas. Junior bridesmaids were Asia and Jade Byer of Lawrence, Kansas, cousins of the groom. The flower girls were Jazmyn Byer and Sienna St. John of Lawrence and Overland Park, Kansas, cousins of the groom. The bridesmaids wore floor-length satin gowns in navy and coral. Each carried a hand-tied bouquet of coral and peach roses, spray roses and coral hypericum. The groom wore his Navy uniform. James Hutton, Jr. served as Best Man. Groomsmen included Thomas Albin and Dennis Lohman, all from Lawrence, Kansas. The best man and groomsmen wore light gray tuxedos. The ring bearer was Max St. John, cousin of the groom, from Overland Park, Kansas. At five o'clock in the evening on Saturday, April 4, 2015, a traditional Laotian marriage ceremony was performed at the Lenexa Community Center in Lenexa, Kansas. The bride wore a handmade silk Sinh and sash with traditional cone hair piece and gold jewels. The groom wore a handmade silk Salong and sash. The groom's mother hosted a traditional Lao buffet dinner and reception at the same venue. Music for the dance was provided by the Moon Flower Band. The bride is the daughter of Britt and Linda Colle of McPherson, Kansas. She is the granddaughter of the late Winifred and Adeline Long and the late Calvin Colle and Ilamae Quinlan. The groom is the son of Anan Ardong and Souvanna Ardong of Lawrence, Kansas. He is the grandson of Muan Tubbs and Bouppha Sengsathevane both of Lawrence, Kansas and the late Kong Sengsathevane. The bride is a graduate of McPherson High School in McPherson, Kansas. She attended Johnson County Community College and the University of Kansas. She is the Quality Compliance Coordinator for Learning Resources/Educational Insights in Vernon Hills, Illinois. The groom is a graduate of Free State High School in Lawrence and is a Petty Officer Second Class in the United States Navy. He is stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Station, Great Lakes, Illinois. The couple honeymooned on a Disney cruise to the eastern Caribbean. They reside in Waukegan, Illinois.



"On January 29th (Kansas Day), we celebrate our 50th! We think we're going to make it!" -- Chuck & Beth Berg

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