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Couples announcements May 20, 2017




Kenneth and Mary Margaret Rowen invite their friends to join in the celebration of their 60th wedding an­niversary and Ken's 90th birthday. A recep­tion will be held Sunday, May 28 from 2­ 4 PM at the West Cam­pus of First Methodist Church, 867 Hwy 40. The couple were mar­ried June 30, 1957 at the First Methodist Church in Miller, South Dakota.


Funk and Petrik

Doug & Kathy Funk of Lawrence, KS, formerly of Concordia, KS, are pleased to an­nounce the engagement of their daughter Haley Anne Funk to Taylor Lee Petrik, son of Rick & Danna Petrik, Topeka, KS. Haley is a 2008 graduate of Concordia High School, a 2013 graduate of Kansas State University receiv­ing her bachelor's de­gree in Business Management, and a 2017 graduate of the University of Kansas receiving her doctorate of pharmacy degree. Taylor is a 2009 graduate of Cair Para­vel Latin School in Topeka and a 2014 graduate of Kansas State University, re­ceiving his bachelor's degree in architectural engineering. He is cur­rently employed by Professional Engineer­ing Consultants, Fort Collins, Colorado. Haley will be em­ployed as a pharmacist with Walgreens in Den­ver, Colorado. A Lawrence wed­ding is being planned for October 21st, 2017.


Cheung and Staples

Teija Cheung and Ian Staples are pleased to announce their en­gagement. The couple, who have known each other since 9th grade, currently live in Wash­ington, D.C. Teija is a graduate of Free State High School and is the Private Dining Co­ordinator for Mindful Restaurant Group. She is the daughter of De­borah Peterson and Keith McMahon of Lawrence, KS. Ian is a graduate of Free State High School and the University of Kansas. He serves as a Congres­sional Military Legislat­ive Aide and Captain in the US Army Reserves. He is the son of Bill Staples and Lizette Peter of Lawrence, KS and Carol Warren and Kathi Kirigin of Coron­ado, CA. The couple is planning an October wedding in Lawrence.



Don and Sandra (Robbins) Nease were married at Dan­forth Chapel at the University of Kansas on June 2, 1957 by Reverend Albert Bramble. Friends and family of the couple are welcome to at­tend an open house to celebrate their 60th anniversary at the Chipperfield Clubhouse located at 2745 Chipperfield Road from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, June 3rd. Directions ­ turn right on 27th and Iowa, and left on Chipperfield Road. Please, no gifts.

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