Wedding — Kepley/Weilert
Erin Kepley and Rob Weilert were married July 17, 2009, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Chanute. Father Bernie Gorges presided over the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Bob and Teri Kepley, Chanute. The groom is the son of Dr. David and Nancy Weilert, Humboldt.
Joni Kepley, Springfield, Mo., sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Amanda Arndt, Emporia, and Amy Reinecke, Topeka.
Best man was Jason Weilert, I...
Birth ¬≠— Frye
Anson and Amy Frye, Chanute, announce the birth of their son, Landon Nathaniel Frye, born Dec. 18, 2009, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center. Landon was welcomed home by two siblings, Kyler Frye, 18, Joplin, Mo., and Shawnee Frye, 23-months, Chanute They are the grandchildren of Jim and Linda Crismas, Humboldt, Donald Webb, Chanute, the late E.J. Frye and the late Linda Bulter. They are the great-grandchildren of Elnora Stanley, Hum...
Birth ¬≠— Dye
Cody and Catrina Dye, St. Louis, Mo., announce the birth of their daughter, Madeline Grace Dye, born Nov. 9, 2009, in St. Louis. She is the granddaughter of Larry and Carolyn Dye, Chanute, and Chuck and Carolyn Bartlett, Bloomington, Ill. She is the great-granddaughter of John and Glessie Jones, LaHarpe, Mary Bartlett, Neoga, Ill., and James Bruce, Fort Worth, Texas.
Wedding — Mortensen/Adams
Rebecca Mortensen and Stephen Adams were married Sept. 26, 2009, in Manhattan. Pastor Devin Wendt presided over the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Niels and Sallie Mortensen, Louisburg. The groom is the son of Ernest and Kim Adams, Chanute. Elizabeth Mortensen served as maid of honor. Adam Glendening was best man. The bride’s grandparents, Don and Shirley See, attended the wedding, as did the groom’s grandmother, Eula ...
Wedding — Harter/Walker
Jennifer Harter and Devin Walker were married July 11, 2009, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Aurora. The Rev. Rudolphe Baltazar officiated the service.
The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Sandy Harter, Verona. The groom is the son of Orville and Cathy Walker, Chanute.
A reception followed the ceremony.
The bride is a 2004 graduate of Aurora High School and a 2009 graduate of Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg.
After a honeymoon in K...
Wedding — Mussulman/Almond
Shonda Hand Mussulman and Joseph Almond were married Oct. 24, 2009, in Eureka Springs, Ark. Minister Susan B. Tharp presided over the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Darrell and Sandy Hand and the late Patricia Huffman Hand. The groom is the son of the late Howard and Betty Almond.
The couple have six children together, including Annie Goodner and her husband Kent; Tim Almond and his wife Kayla; Clete, Chase and Tori Mussul...
Birth ¬≠— Kepley
Andrew and Michelle Kepley, Chanute, announce the birth of their daughter, Hayden Grace Kepley, born Nov. 8, 2009, at Neosho memorial Regional Medical Center.
She is the granddaughter of Bob and Teri Kepley and Rick and Gina Carlson, all of Chanute. She is the great-granddaughter of Betty Barney, Chanute.
Daniel and Amanda Green, Fredonia, announce the birth of their son, Karter Grant Green, born Nov. 22, 2009, at Neosho Memorial Regional Med...
Engagement ¬≠— Du Frain/Almond
Rick and Ruth Du Frain, Chanute, Joseph and Shonda Almond and Jim and Tamera Betzen, Chanute, and Jim and Tammy, Humboldt, announce the engagement of their children, Kayla Leann Du Frain and Timothy Joseph Almond, both of Bel Aire.
Du Frain is a 2005 graduate of Chanute High School and a 2008 graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Accounting. She is employed as a staff accountant with BKD, LL...
Birth ¬≠— Son
Adam Son and Manda Norris, Pittsburg, announce the birth of a son, Abram Joseph Son, born Oct. 22, 2009, at St. John’s in Joplin, Mo. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Norris, Scammon,, Keven and Terri Son, Chanute, and Sarah Son, Parsons. He is the great-grandson of John and Wilma Leroy, Chanute, Laura Leroy, Columbus, Phillip and Anne Hutchcraft, Arma, Jack and Delores Maxton, Scammon, and Chris Florez, Fredonia.
Wedding — Finley/Bruce
Kate Finley and Ryan Bruce were married June 12, 2009, at Story Point Hall in Lawrence. The Rev. Benny Rosel presided over the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Danny and Deena Finley, Chanute. The groom is the son of Richard Bruce and Rhonda Worley.
Megan Finley, the bride’s cousin, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Melissa Meake; Sky Finley, cousin of the bride; and Meredith Clark.
The groom’s brother, Ronnie Bruce, served as bes...
Wedding — Almond/Perry
Kimberly Dawn Almond and Anwar Sadat Perry were married Sept. 21, 2009, in a double-ring ceremony in Texas.
The bride is the daughter of Randy and Karen Almond, Chanute.
A reception will be held in their honor on Nov. 7.
The bride is employed as a para professional in Chanute with the ANW Coop.
The groom is employed as assistant boy’s basketball coach at Allen County Community College.
Birth ¬≠— Dent
Joshua and Adrianne Dent, Chanute, announce the birth of their daughter, Rylee McKenna, born Oct. 14, 2009, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
She is the granddaughter of Vester and Cheryl Reed, Humboldt, and Michael and Margaret Dent, Chanute. She is the great-granddaughter of Vester and Mary Reed, Chanute, Jaulaine Dent, Chanute, and Mary Wheatley, Kentucky.
Birth ¬≠— Gilligan
Eric and Audrey Gilligan, Humboldt, announce the birth of their daughter, Calleigh Suzanne, born Oct. 12 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Calleigh is the granddaughter of Jerry and Rhonda Naff, Humboldt, and Bill and Rosamary Gilligan, Savonburg. She is the great-granddaughter of John and Jean Edwards, Chanute, and Mary Francis King, Yates Center.
Birth ¬≠— Thompson
Dana and Ryan Thompson, Pittsburg, announce the birth of their daughter, Ryanna Morgan Garard Thompson, born Oct. 12, 2009, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
Her grandparents are Bill and Barbara Thompson and Diana and David Garard, all of Erie. Great-grandparents include Ann Smith and the late Harold Smith, Erie, and Rex and Judy Allen, Nocona, Texas.
Birth ¬≠— Ranz
Erich and Kelly Ranz, Wichita, announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Elizabeth, born Oct. 10, 2009, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Ava was welcomed home by a 2-year-old sister, Ella Katherine Ranz.
They are the granddaughters of Ed and Anne Ranz, Chanute, and Rick and Kathy Hawthorne, Wichita.
Birth ¬≠— Allee
Rhett and Janelle Allee, Iola, announce the birth of their son, Thomas Chrisain, born Oct. 2 at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center. Thomas was welcomed home by a 4-year-old brother, Zachary Tyler. They are the grandsons of Gene and Cynthia Johnson, Moran, and Randy and Renee Alee, Fort Scott. They are the great-grandsons of Marvin and Henryetta Sander, Elsmore, John and Mary Ann Hastings, Bronaugh, Mo., Earlene Johnson and the late Ha...
Birth ¬≠— Hodges
Travis and Jamie Hodges, Ellijay, Ga., announce the birth of their daughter, Makenzie Elizabeth Hodges. She was born on Sept. 16, 2009, at Northside Hospital Cherokee in Canton, Ga.
Her grandparents include Delores March, Parsons; Don and Nancy Hodges, Parsons; and Mary and Willard Jones, Ellijay, Ga. She is the great-granddaughter of Genevieve March, Parsons.
Wedding — Davidson/Warren
Sandra Davidson and Rodney Warren, both of Chanute, were married at 4 p.m. Oct. 10 at Elks Lake in Chanute. The Honorable Daniel Dale Creitz presided over the ceremony.
Attendants included the bride’s sons, Jason Tobin and Nick Davidson. Their granddaughter, Jayln Tobin, was flower girl.
The bride is the daughter of Robert Streblow, Arnold, Mo. She is employed as Creitz’s administrative assistant.
The groom is the son of Joan Warren, Lone El...
Doug and Linda Wintjen and Dean and Karen Crager announce the engagement of their children, Chelsey Wintjen and Tanner Crager, both of Pittsburg.
Wintjen received her Bachelors of Science in Technology and Bachelors of Science in Education from Pittsburg State University. She is employed with St. Patrick’s Catholic School, Parsons.
Crager received his Bachelors of Business Administration from PSU. He will graduate in May with a Bachelors of S...
Birth ¬≠— Sharp
Charlie and Amy Sharp, Montrose, Colo., announce the birth of a son, Charles Hayden Sharp, born Sept. 3, 2009, at Delta County Memorial Hospital in Delta, Colo.
His grandparents are Charles “Rick” and Carol Sharp, Chanute, and Paul and Kathy Ebeler, Lincoln, Neb.
Charles Hayden is a fifth generation “Charles Sharp.”