Russell and Boydston
Mike & Judie (Mott) Russell of Mesa, Arizona and Ben & Kay (Richards) Boydston of Lawrence, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversaries together in June. They were both married at Plymouth Congregational Church in 1961 in Lawrence.
Brenda and Jerry Little, of Lawrence, KS, will celebrate 35 years together on July 2, 2016. They were married in Topeka, KS at the Reinisch Rose Garden in Gage Park on July 2, 1981. They are proud parents of Megan Stew art, Des Moines, IA and Melissa Kuennen, Grimes, IA.
Johnson and Myrick
Stefani Leigh John son and Brett Hunter Myrick, both of Washington, D.C., were married April 23, 2016 at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Al. The couple met at Harvard where they received law degrees. The bride is a litigation associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell in Washington, D.C., she graduated magna cum laude from N.Y.U. She is the daughter of Dr. Maria L. Johnson and Burney P. Johnson of Homewood, Al. The groom is an attorney for the Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C., he graduated summa cum laude from Drake Uni versity. He is the son of Annette M. Galluzzi of Baldwin City, KS and Jeff Myrick of Hutchin son, KS.
Lounsbury and Halpin
Parents Mr. Patrick Halpin and Mrs. Erin Callahan-Halpin, Lawrence, KS, along with Mr. James Lounsbury, Williamston, MI, and Mrs. Rene Rafalowski, Spring, TX, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Brendan Halpin and Cassandra Lounsbury. Brendan grew up in Lawrence KS, is a 2006 Lawrence High Lion graduate, and a 2011 KSU Wildcat Construction Science and Management graduate. He is a Project Manager with PCI, in OP, KS. Cassandra grew up in Williamston, MI, is a 2006 Williamston High Hornet graduate, and is currently studying Human Services at Washburn University. She is the District and Regional Manager with Simplicity Laser, in OP, KS. Brendan and Cassandra will be joined in Holy Matrimony at Corpus Christi Catholic Church on Aug. 13, 2016.
Cullor and Bracciano
Joe and Lisa Bracciano of Lawrence are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah, to Spencer Cullor, son of Gary and Sally Cullor of Fort Scott, KS. The future bride is a graduate of Lawrence High School and earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of Kansas. She is currently working as an Information Services Educator at Saint Luke's Health System in Kansas City, MO. The future groom is a graduate of Fort Scott High School and earned a Bachelor's degree in Business at the University of Kansas. He owns and operates a real estate investment company in Lenexa, KS. The couple are planning a fall 2016 wedding in Lawrence.
Melvin and Norma Walter will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with family and friends with a reception July 24, 2016 from 2 4 pm at the Big Springs UMC. They were married July 21, 1946 in Topeka, KS.
Frank and Edna Day, Lawrence, will celeb rate their 60th wedding anniversary on August 4th, 2016. Frank S. Day, Cov ington, Ga., and Edna M. Lorentzen, Carthage, Mo., were married on Aug. 4th, 1956, in Napa, Calif. They had two daugh ters, Diana Meyers, Lawrence, deceased, and Amanda Krauss, Lansing, and four granddaughters. Edna was a R.N. working for Howard F. Joseph, M.D. Frank has volunteered for Audio Reader for over 30 years.
Strole and McLennon
Don and Linda Strole proudly announce the engagement of their son, Nick Strole, to Leigh McLennon, daughter of Dave and Donna McLennon, Sydney, Australia. Nick is a 2006 graduate of Bishop Seabury Academy in Lawrence. He is currently a PhD Candidate and Teaching Assistant in French at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Leigh is a PhD Candidate in English at the University of Melbourne (Australia). She is presently employed as an Editorial Project Manager at a publishing company in Urbana, IL. Nick and Leigh look forward to the challenge of planning an international wedding.
Joe and Lucy Ramirez will celebrate their 60th wed ding anniversary with family and friends on August 6, 2016 in Lawrence. They were married on August 4, 1956 in Osage City, KS.
Oberzan and Byrne
Lauren Oberzan and Devin Byrne of Lawrence, Kansas, have announced their engagement. The future bride is the daughter of John Oberzan and Karen Oberzan, both of Lawrence, Kansas, and the future groom is the son of Jay and Peggy Byrne of Leavenworth, Kansas. Lauren is a 2006 graduate of Free State High School, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Kansas. She graduated magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law, and is employed as an Associate with Barber Emerson law firm in Lawrence, Kansas. Devin is a 2006 graduate of Immaculata High School, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Kansas. He is employed as an Analyst at the Sprint headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas. An October 2016 wedding is planned in Lawrence.