Engagement — Vallier/Oehlert
Russ and Karen Vallier and Doug and Janis Oehlert, all of Chanute, announce the engagement of their children, Lauren Vallier and Jeremy Oehlert, both of Chanute.
Vallier is pursuing a degree in occupational therapy at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Oehlert will graduate from Pittsburg State University in May with a degree in plastics engineering technology.
The wedding will be held June 14, 2009, in Eureka Springs, Ark.
Engagement — Berthot/Pineda
Kevin and Rene√© Berthot, Chanute, and Ignacio and Elizabeth Pineda, Wichita, announce the engagement of their children, Karista Berthot and Jacob Pineda, both of Wichita. Berthot is a 2006 graduate of Chanute Christian Academy and a 2008 graduate of Wichita Master’s Commission. She received her pastoral certificate also in 2008. She is employed as the children’s Spanish pastor at the Valley Center School System and Believers Tabernacle Chu...
Simmering - Walters
Katie Simmering and Phil Walters were married on Nov. 22, 2008 at the Hesston Mennonite Church. Pastor John Murray officiated the double-ring candlelight ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. John and Molly Simmering of Hesston. The bridegroom is the son of Jim and Lucy Walters of Erie.
Mary Simmering of Prescott, Ariz., sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Morgan Simmering of Mankato, Minn., sister-in-law of the ...
Engagement — Zibung-Reffett
Mary Winterringer, Chanute, announces the engagement of her granddaughter, Anita ZiBung, to Cory Reffett, Chanute.
ZiBung is the daughter of William ZiBung, Iola.
No wedding date has been set.
Chandler - Nogle
Mr. and Mrs. James Chandler, LaCygne, announce the engagement of their daughter Wendy Chandler, Bedford, Texas to Clay Edward Nogle II, Coffeyville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nogle and grandson of Sunny Erickson, all of Chanute. The bride-elect is a graduate of Louisburg High School and earned a Bachelor of Science Technology Degree in Construction Management from Pittsburg State University. She is employed as a construction project manag...
Engagement — Ward/Patton
Mr. and Mrs. Rick Ward, Chanute, announce the engagement of their daughters Sheena Marie to Monte Scott Patton.
Ward earned her Licensed Practical Nurse license from Neosho County Community College. She is pursuing her associates of applied science as a Registered Nurse while working part-time as an LPN.
Patton, son of George A. Patton, Vernal, Utah, and Kathleen Wright, Chanute, recently returned home from serving a two-year mission in San A...
Birth ¬≠— Fewins
Jon and Lisa Fewins, Shawnee, announce the birth of their son Patrick Harold Fewins, born Jan. 23 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
He was welcomed home by twin brothers Andrew and William, 4 1/2.
They are the grandsons of Craig and Bernice Altenhofen, Junction City, and James and Janice Fewins, Redfield.
They are the great-grandsons of Matt Floersch, Ottawa, Joe and Betty Altenhofen, Seneca, Earlene Johnson and Gladys Fewins, both of Savonb...
Birth ¬≠— Jelinek
Tyson and Darlita Jelinek, Chanute, announce the birth of their daughter, Kinsey Shyanne Jelinek, born Dec. 21, 2008, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
She was welcomed home a big sister, Mariah, 2.
They are the granddaughters of George and Rita Arnold, LeRoy, and Dan and Pam Jelinek, Broken Bow, Neb. They are the great-granddaughters of Bessie Arnold, Burlington.
Birth ¬≠— Luebberings
Darin and Kim Luebbering, Chanute, announce the birth of their twin sons, Evan Patrick and Noah James, born Dec. 30, 2008, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Evan and Noah were welcomed home by a brother, Simon, age 2.
They are the grandsons of Stan Luebbering and Steve and Joy Small, al of Chanute. They are the great-grandsons of Barbra Ketterlin, Tipton, Mo., and Phyllis Small, Chanute.
Cloke - VanHouden
Skye Lynne Cloke and Charles E. VanHouden II exchanged wedding vows Sept. 6, 2008 at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Charles E. VanHouden, rural Chanute. The Rev. Harry Disbrow officiated the double ring ceremony.
Parents of the bride are Thomas Cloke, Chanute, and Martha Cloke, Pittsburg. The bridegroom’s parents are Dr. and Mrs. Charles E. VanHouden.
Maid of honor was Chelsea Reed, sister of the bride, Claremore, Okla. House party attendants were ...
Engagement — Wheeler/Claibourn
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Wheeler, Thayer, announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Jo Wheeler, to Nathan Claibourn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leland Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. Danny Claibourn, both of Neodesha. Wheeler is a 2007 graduate of Neodesha High School and is majoring in business education at Emporia State University. Claibourn is 2005 graduate of Neodesha High School and is employed at Cobalt Boats in Neodesha. A June wedding is plan...
Wedding — Small/Wire
Brooklyn Small and Jeremy Wire were married July 11, 2008, at First Baptist Church, Chanute. The Rev. Richard Qualls presided over the candlelight double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Bob and Patty Small, Chanute. The groom is the son of Kent and Linda Wire, Chanute.
Renee Powers, El Dorado, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids included Katy Burton, El Dorado; Jory Wire, sister of the groom, Chanute; and Mandie Starcher, Bonne...
Wedding — Stout/Vaughan
Kelly Stout and Galen Vaughan were married Oct. 18, 2008, beneath the arbor at Highland Park in Chanute. Pastor Kim Drum presided over the candlelight double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of John and Becky Stout, Chanute. The groom is the son of Gene and Kim Vaughan, Caney. The bride’s sister, Katy Parker, served as matron of honor. Julie Bayha was a bridesmaid. The groom’s brother, Anthony Vaughan, was best man. Gene Vaughan, ...
Wedding — Disbrow/Stegall
Melanie Kaye Disbrow and Charles Andrew Stegall were married July 12, 2008, at Wekiva Presbyterian Church, Longwood, Fla. The Rev. Paul W Anderson presided over the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Harry and Paula Disbrow, Chanute. The groom is the son of Barry and Frances Stegall, Longwood, Fla. Sara Mitchell, Olathe, cousin of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Amanda Budka, Apopka, Fla.; Erin Lockhart, ...
Wedding — Shields/Prier
Tiffany Shields and Ryan Prier were married June 28, 2008, at First Baptist Church in Chanute. Pastor Rick Qualls presided over the candlelight double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jessica Creviston-Shields, Chanute, and Tom Shields. The groom is the son of Barbara and Cecil Prier, Chanute. Bridesmaids included Megan Robinson, Redfield, and Yvette Ward, Chanute. Tom Prier, Overland Park, brother of the groom, was best man. S...
Birth ¬≠— Ward
Robert and Kimberly Ward, Chanute, announce the birth of their daughter, Brilynn Marie Ward, born Nov. 24, 2008, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Brilynn was welcomed home by a sister, Adalynn Rena Ward, 3.
They are the granddaughters of Gwenda Runer, Michael Olson and Peggy Ward, all of Chanute. They are the great-granddaughters of Norma Wescott and Evelyn and Dwight Olson, all of Buffalo.
Engagement — Bolt/Boulware
Ken and Kay Bolt, Iola, and Kim and Cristie Boulware, Cherokee, announce the engagement of their children, Kelsey Bolt, Iola, and Caleb Boulware, Cherokee. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of J.D. and Dorothy Schaal, Chanute. She is a 2005 graduate of Iola High School. She will graduate in fall 2009 from Pittsburg State University with a degree in elementary education. She is employed with Salon 9 in Pittsburg. The groom-elect is a gra...
Salyers - Monsour
Lee and Diane Salyers, Parsons, and Joseph Monsour, San Antonio, Texas, announce the engagement of their children, Megan Salyers and Sleiman Monsour. The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Parsons High School, 2004 graduate of Pittsburg State University with a degree in Political Science and a 2007 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law. She is an attorney with the Law Firm of Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace and Bauer in Wichita...
Tanna Suzanne Clevenger and Kyle Michael Sprague were married during a double-ring ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Rock Cottages Wedding Chapel in Eureka Springs, Ark.
The bride is the daughter of Randy and Sue Jobe, Erie, and Joe Clevenger, rural Erie. The groom’s parents are Ted and Janie Sprague, rural Parsons.
Others attending the ceremony were Lacy Clevenger, sister of the bride, Erie; Vince and Lauren Hill, Parsons; Cory ...
Birth ¬≠— Mead
Bryan and Becky Mead, Buffalo, announce the birth of their daughter, Whitney Gayle Mead, born Nov. 17, 2008, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center. She was welcomed home by her brothers and sisters, Jessica, 15; Tyler, 14; Raydan, 11; and Elizabeth, 10. They are the grandchildren of Steve and Sharon Mead, Eureka, Mac and Jan Kerby, Cunningham, and Bob and Terri Blair, Nickerson. They are the great-grandchildren of Gladys Mead, and J...