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Marriage- Smith, Mabel-Studebaker, Odell
Marriage- Smith, Mabel-Studebaker, Odell
The marriage of Miss Mabel Smith of Topeka and Mr. S. Odell Studebaker of Westphalia, took place last Tuesday evening at the home of the bride's mother in Topeka. Mrs. Studebaker is the daughter of Mrs. Mary Smith, formerly living here, and a niece of Messrs. Joe and John Shenk and Mrs. J.W. Cless of this city. 
Marriage- Smith, Opal-Houck, Richard 1
Marriage- Smith, Opal-Houck, Richard 1
Smith - Houck
wedding in California
Miss Opal Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smith of Sacramento, Calif., became the bride of Mr. Howard E. Houck [sic Richard H. Houck] of Delia, Kansas, at 10 a. m. Saturday, April 5, at the Northminister Presbyterian Church in Sacramento, Calif. The double ring ceremony was read by the Rev. Robert M. McLean, pastor of the church. The alter was decorated with bouquets of white stock and ferns. Mrs. Luella McInnes, organist, played several selections and the traditional wedding march.

The bride was given in marriage by her father. Her ballerina length white dress was made with a fitted, sleeveless bodice and full skirt. A tiara of seed pearls held her shoulder-length veil of nylon tulle and she carried a bouquet of white carnations.

Mrs. Robert Goodman, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. She was attired in a lime green, princess style, street-length gown, and carried a bouquet of pink carnations. Mr. John Houck, brother of the groom, served as best man and Gordan Moody, friend of the bride and groom, ushered.

The bride’s mother wore a tan dress with black accessories. Her corsage was white carnations.

A reception was held following the ceremony at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Houck. The bridal table was centered with a three- tier wedding cake which was made and decorated by the brides’s mother. Mrs. Gordon Moody had charge of the guest book.

Out of town guests were Sgt. and Mrs. Raymond A. Sumner and daughters, Jacquelyn and Sharon of Tacoma, Washington; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gudel and family, Mr. and Mrs. Fraskin Stanley and family of Galt, Calif.; Mrs. Keller, Mrs. Emerson and daughters of Oakley, Calif.

After a short wedding trip, the couple will be at home at 5867 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, Calif.
Marriage- Smith, Opal-Houck, Richard 2
Marriage- Smith, Opal-Houck, Richard 2
An error was made in the Smith-Houck wedding story in last week's Reporter. It should have read as follows: Miss Opal Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Smith of Sacramento, Calif., became the bride of Mr. Richard H. Houck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Houck of Delia, Kansas. 
Marriage- Smith, Ruth-Meives, Eugene
Marriage- Smith, Ruth-Meives, Eugene
Wedded in December Announced This Week

Miss Ruth Smith that was, now Mrs. Eugene C. Meives, surprised her parents this week when she announced that her wedding had taken place last December 3, at Alma. Kan.

Mr. Meives, was formerly employed in the Santa Fe offices in Topeka, but at present is taking a course in the Sweeney Auto school in Kansas City.

Mr. and Mrs. Meives will be located for the present at 1520 West 6th street, Topeka.

Mrs. Meives is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Smith who live south of Rossville. 
Marriage- Smith, Wilma-Nelson, George
Marriage- Smith, Wilma-Nelson, George
The marriage of Miss Wilma Elizabeth Smith, daughter of Mrs. E.E. Smith of Emporia, to Mr. George Wilbur Nelson, son of the Rev. and Mrs. H.L. Nelson of Topeka, will take place at 4 o'clock Wednesday (yesterday) afternoon at the home of the bride's brother in Emporia. The Rev. Mr. Nelson will read the marriage service.

Mr. Nelson, who was graduated from the College of Emporia, will teach in the Arkansas City high school this winter where he and his bride will be at home.

The Rev. and Mrs. Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Nelson, Miss Viola Nelson, Miss Cyntha Frank will be Topeka guests at the wedding. 
Marriage- Sneller, Emma-Gish, Harold
Marriage- Sneller, Emma-Gish, Harold
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sneller of this city announce the marriage of their daughter, Emma Elizabeth, to Mr. Harold E. Gish, on Tuesday, January 1, 1929.

The wedding took place at the Baptist parsonage at Blackwell, Okla., the Baptist minister reading the service.

Mrs. Gish is a graduate of the Rossville high school and also spent one year at the University of Wyoming. Mr. Gish is a graduate of the Kansas State Teachers college at Pittsburg, and is now teaching in the Arkansas City high school.

Mr. and Mrs. Gish are making their home in Arkansas City. 
Marriage- Somers, Ermyl-Rowe, Emerson
Marriage- Somers, Ermyl-Rowe, Emerson
Needs manual transcription. 
Marriage- Sommers, Donna-Funk, James
Marriage- Sommers, Donna-Funk, James
Donna Sommers and James Funk exchanged marriage vows June 14 in the United Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Milberger. The Rev. Robert Kreier officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Henrietta Sommers, Victoria, and the late Donald and Irene Sommers, formerly of Delia. Mr. Funk is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Funk, LaCrosse.

Attending the couple were Cheryl Frederick, Tecumseh, and Dennis Funk, Galatia.

Mrs. Funk is a graduate of Rossville High School and Mr. Funk was graduated from LaCrosse High School. Both are graduates of Fort Hays State University. She is employed by the Northwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging, Inc., Hays, and he operates the South 40 Recreation Center in Galatia and farms.

They are living in Galatia.
Marriage- Spears, Helen-Queen, Donald
Marriage- Spears, Helen-Queen, Donald
Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Spears of Rossville, Kansas, announce the marriage of their daughter, Helen Louise, to Mr. Donald Wayne Queen, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Queen of Silver Lake, Kansas.

The wedding took place Sunday, April 9, at 3 o'clock at the Rossville Methodist church. The Rev. Don Jones performed the ceremony before an altar decorated with palms, a large basket of Easter lilies and white candelabra. The pews were decorated with white satin bows.

Mrs. Irene Campbell, violinist, accompanied by Mrs. Mary Jane Berkey at the piano, played nuptial selections before the ceremony including, "To A Wild Rose," "One Alone," and "Ave Maria." Mrs. Mary Jane Berkey sang "If I Could Tell You," and "Because," preceding the ceremony and "Wedding Prayer" at the close of the ceremony. She was accompanied by Mrs. Irene Campbell at the piano, who also played the traditional wedding marches.

White tapers in candelabra at each side were lighted by little Miss Barbara Jean Spears, cousin of the bride, and little Miss Sandra Edwards, niece of the groom. They wore identical floor-length dresses of yellow satin trimmed with white lace and caught up in front colonial style. They wore matching mitts and halos of yellow carnations.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was lovely in her gown of white bridal satin designed with fitted bodice, long pointed sleeves and a yoke of nylon net trimmed with orange blossoms. The full skirt, caught up in front colonial style with orange blossoms ended in a aisle-wide train edged with French lace. The finger-tip veil of bridal illusion trimmed with French lace, was held in place by a tiara of orange blossoms. She carried an arm bouquet of red roses.

Miss Ruth Spears, sister of the bride was maid of honor. She wore a gown of mauve satin styled with off shoulder neckline, bertha collar, fitted bodice and full skirt. She wore matching net mitts and shoulder length veil held by a halo of satin and carried a flower fan of yellow carnations.

Miss Doris Queen, twin sister of the groom, was bridesmaid and wore a baby blue satin gown styled like that of maid of honor. She also wore matching net mitts and shoulder length veil held by a halo of blue satin and carried a flower fan of yellow carnations.

Mr. Phil Runkle, Silver Lake, served as best man. Ushers were Mr. Calvin Queen, brother of the groom and Mr. Wallace Vilven, cousin of the bride.

For her daughters wedding, Mrs. Spears chose a powder blue crepe dress with a yoke of lace, navy blue accessories and a corsage of white camellias. Mrs. Queen, mother of the groom, wore a coral pink crepe dress, black accessories and a corsage of white camellias.

Mrs. Henry Smatla had charge of the guest book. A reception for all present followed immediately after the ceremony in the church parlor. The four tiered wedding cake was cut by Mrs. Wallace Vilven, aunt of the bride, served punch from a bowl containing lime punch topped with small flowers floating on orange slices. Other assisting friends were Mrs. Ralph Page, Mrs. Homer Reid and Mrs. James Wade, all of Rossville and Mrs. Bruce Laughlin of Oskaloosa.

For traveling the bride chose a brown fine-checked, three piece suit, accessories of red and honey tan, and a corsage of red roses.

After a week's wedding trip to Galveston, Texas, the couple will be at home at 735 Poplar, Topeka.

Mrs. Queen, a graduate of Rossville High School, attended Kansas State College one year at at present is employed by the Central National Bank of Topeka.

Mr. Queen, a graduate of Silver Lake High School, is employed by the Santa Fe at Topeka.

Out of town guests attending the wedding of Miss Helen Spears and Mr. Donald Queen, Sunday afternoon April 9, were: Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Reese, Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Geyer, Mr. and Mrs. L.B. Carson, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Kerr, Mrs. Jessie Corbet, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Tucker, Mrs. Rebecca May Crosk, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Daniels, Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Martin, of Topeka; Mr. Arthur Vilven, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Vilven, Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Vilven, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Vilven, Miss Rachel Timmons, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Murphy, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Banks, Wamego; Miss Barbara Jean Spears, Mrs. Steve McCoy, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Fleming, Mr. and Mrs. Frank McCormac, Louisville; Mr. and Mrs. Ben McCammon, Tecumseh; Mr. and Mrs. O.E. Edwards and David, Denver, Colo.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harkness, Satana; Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Laughlin, Oskaloosa; Mr. and Mrs. Milton Wilson, Mr. Robert Wilson, St. George; Miss Muriel Huggins, Delia; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wilson and family, Manhattan; Mr. and Mrs. James Spears, Miss Glenda Jean Lewis, Cushing, Nebraska; and Mr. Clifton W. Hays, Waldo.

[From 13 Apr 1950] 
Marriage- Spears, Ruth-Larson, William
Marriage- Spears, Ruth-Larson, William
Mrs. William B. Larson
Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Spears of Rossville announce the marriage of their daughter, Ruth Elaine, to Mr. William B. Larson, son of Mr. and Mrs. O.B. Larson of Canby, Minnesota. The double ring ceremony took place January 25 at 8:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Topeka, with Dr. Robert Crothers officiating. Mr. Larson is employed by the Carpenter Paper Co. in Topeka. The couple is at home at 615 West 15th, Topeka. 
Marriage- Spears, Ruth-Tripp, Henry
Marriage- Spears, Ruth-Tripp, Henry
Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Spears of Rossville, Kansas announce the marriage of their daughter, Ruth Elaine too Mr. Henry Sanford Tripp, son of Mrs. Sarah Johnson of Clay Center, Kans.

The wedding took place Sunday, April 22, at 2 o'clock in the Rossville Methodist church. The Rev. Don L. Jones performed the double ring ceremony before an altar decorated with baskets of pink gladioli and yellow snapdragons, palms and four candelabra decorated with olive leaves yellow clematis and holding lighted white tapers. The pews were marked with white satin bows decorated with initiated red hearts.

Mrs. Joe Campbell, violinist, accompanied by Mrs. Don Berkey at the piano played four Nuptial selections before the ceremony. Mrs. Don Berkey sang, "Intrigue Me Not to Leave Thee," and "My Hero," preceding the ceremony and "Wedding Prayer" at the close the ceremony. She was accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Joe Campbell who also played the traditional wedding marches.

The bride given in marriage by her father was lovely in a dress of white nylon net and chantilly lace. The dress was fashioned with lace bodice long pointed lace sleeves, net yoke and net ballerina-length skirt with points of lace extending deep into the skirt. The finger-tip-length veil of bridal illusion trimmed with chantilly lace was held in place by a tiara of seed pearls. She carried an orchid with white satin streamers on a white Bible.

Mrs. Junior Dick was matron of honor wearing a pink dotted organdy dress with full ballerina-length skirt. She wore a veil of pink net and pink mitts. She carried a colonial bouquet of white gladioli and yellow clematis.

Mr. Junior Dick was the groom's best man. The ushers were Mr. Earl Tripp brother of the groom and Mr. Donald Queen, brother-in-law of the bride.

Mrs. Spears chose for her daughter's wedding a navy blue lace dress with white and yellow accessories. Mrs. Johnson wore a grey dress with white and black accessories. They both wore corsages of white gardenias and yellow clematis.

A reception for all present was held in the church parlor following the ceremony. The four tiered wedding cake was cut by Mrs. Earl Tripp assisted by Mrs. Wallace Vilven. Mrs. Wilford Vilven, aunt of the bride, poured the punch. Mrs. Charles Keller was in charge of the guest book and Miss Shirley Jean Lambert was in charge of the gift table. Other friends assisting were Mrs. James Wade, Mrs. Howard French, Mrs. Ralph Page and Mrs. Roy Gentry.

For traveling, the bride chose a navy blue gaberdine three piece suit with mauve pink accessories. She wore a pink orchid.

After a weeks wedding trip over the northern route to California the couple will make their home near San Diego, Calif., where Mr. Tripp will be stationed with the U.S. Navy.

Mr. and Mrs. Tripp are both graduates of Rossville High School. Mrs. Tripp attended Kansas State college, Manhattan three semesters. Mr. Tripp has been with the U.S. Navy the past three and one half years. He is Aeronautics Technician second class with Fighter Squadron 111. He was attached to the Aircraft Carrier the Philippine Sea which has been in Korean waters the past nine months.

Those from out of town attending the wedding were: Mrs. L.F. Hare, Mrs. Sara Johnson, Mrs. Myra Johnson, Mrs. Mildred Glaze, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hare, Richard and Larry and Mrs. Florence Hare all of Clay Center, Kansas; Mr. and Mrs. Victor Jones and son, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Hill and son of Belleville, Mr. Arthur Vilven, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Vilven, Mrs. Wilford Vilven, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Vilven and son, Miss Rachel Timmons, Mrs. George Omar, Mrs. Bruce Laughlin, Mr. and Mrs. George Davis, Mrs. Robt. Hartig all of Wamego; Mr. and Mrs. Guy Fleming and Mr. and Mrs. Frank McCormick of Louisville, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Wilson of St. George, Mrs. Steve McCoy and Barbara Jean Spears of Denison, Kansas, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Spears and sons of Cushing, Nebraska; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Tripp, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Queen, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Martin, Mrs. Donald McCorkill, Mrs. Ida Pitman, Mrs. Wm. F. Ableatt, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Tucker, Mrs. Elmer Crosk and Mr. and Mrs. Preston Hale all of Topeka, Miss Virginia Polson, Razel, Kansas; Miss Louise Starr, Paola, Ks.; Mrs. Charles Harkness III of California, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Page, Manhattan; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Thurman of Kansas City, Mo.

26 Apr 1951

[Note at bottom in 1957 Henry re-married Louise Whitlock; Ruth re-married to Bill Larson] 
Marriage- Spetter, Judy-Cress, Verlon
Marriage- Spetter, Judy-Cress, Verlon
Vows Exchanged
The marriage of Judy Spetter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Spetter of Rossville, and Verlon Cress, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cress of Mayetta, was solemnized at 9 a.m. June 19.

Father Schultz read the nuptial mass in St. Stanislaus Catholic Church at Rossville. Altar boys were Kenny and Donny Macha of Rossville. Mrs. Joe Campbell, organist, provided the wedding music.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor- length gown of Chantilly lace designed with a fitted bodice, bridal point sleeves, and scalloped sabrina neckline. The skirt of lace tiers extended into a chapel-length train. Her veil was held by a headpiece trimmed with pearls and crystals. She carried a bouquet of pink roses.

Linda Glotzbach of Topeka was maid of honor, and the bridesmaid was Sarah Spetter, sister of the bride. They wore matching floorlength gowns of pink styled with empire waist-line and lace bodice. Their bouquests were of white carnations.

Best man was Vernon Cress, brother of the groom, and Keith Hug of Mayetta was grooms man. Ushers were Mike Cummings and Earl Queen.

Becky Jo Hippensteel, niece of the bride, carried the bridal train. Alice Cummings was flower girl and ring bearer was Jimmy Hippensteel, nephew of the bride.

A reception in the Rossville Community Center followed the ceremony. Assisting at the refreshment table were Mrs. Cornelius Cummings and Mrs. Edward Macha.
Marriage- Spiker, Leona-Besta, Bennie
Marriage- Spiker, Leona-Besta, Bennie
Needs manual transcription. 
Marriage- Stach, Marilyn-Sumner, Dennis
Marriage- Stach, Marilyn-Sumner, Dennis
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Sumner
Stach-Sumner Vows

The marriage of Marilyn Kay Stach to Dennis Robert Sumner was solemnized at 7 p.m., August 18, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Delia. The Rev. Al Rockers officiated.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stach, Rossville, and Mr. Sumner is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Sumner, Delia.

For her wedding, the bride chose a white silk organza silhouette with a touch of blue. The bodice was embroidered with daisies and blue ribbon insertion. A stand neckline and Dresden sleeves were trimmed in Venice lace daisies. Her softly gathered skirt was scattered with daisies and a Dior bow caught her sheer organza train trimmed with daisies. her three-tier bouffant veil was caught by a profile of Venice lace daisies. She carried a colonial bouquet of white roses and blue daisies.

Mrs. Tom Meyer, Rossville, attended her sister as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Pat Kelly, Topeka, and Mrs. Don Johnson, Wamego. Junior bridesmaid was the bridegroom's sister, Nancy Lyne Sumner, Delia. Flower girl was the bride's cousin, Emily Decker, Topeka.

Vernon Sumner, St. Marys, served his brother as best man. Groomsmen were Joe Simecka, Delia, and the bridegroom's cousin, Jerry Lutz, Holton. Ring bearer was the bridegroom's cousin, Darrin Sumner, Topeka. Guests were seated by Tom Meyer, Randy Sumner, and Skip Keller, all of Rossville.

A reception at the Rossville Community Center followed the ceremony. A wedding dance was held at the Moravian Hall.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Sumner are graduates of Rossville High School.

Mrs. Sumner received a BS degree in journalism from Kansas State University in May, where she was a member of Kappa Delta social sorority and Theta Sigma Phi, women's journalism honorary.

Mr. Sumner attended Kansas State Teachers College of Emporia for two years. He is employed by Altic Construction Company, Topeka.

[From 1972] 
Marriage- Stach, Sherri-Gannon, Vernon 1
Marriage- Stach, Sherri-Gannon, Vernon 1
Sherri A. Stach and Vern A. Gannon exchanged wedding vows at 2 p.m. May 25 in Rossville Presbyterian Church. The Rev. William Adair officiated.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Stach and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gannon, Rossville.

The attendants for the couple were: Jill Stach, Raymore, Mo.; Margie Browning; Connie Oesterhaus; Randy Gannon, Rossville; Dr. Robert Stach, Raymore; and Dr. Mike Sheldon, Pawnee City, Neb.

Mrs. Gannon graduated from Stormont-Vail School of Nursing and is employed by St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center. Mr. Gannon graduated from Missouri Auction School and Certified Auctioneers Institute. He is employed in the real estate and auctioneering business.
Mrs. Vern Gannon
(Sherri Stach)
Marriage- Stach, Sherri-Gannon, Vernon 2
Marriage- Stach, Sherri-Gannon, Vernon 2
Needs manual transcription. 
Marriage- Stach, Tressie-Sedlacek, Frank
Marriage- Stach, Tressie-Sedlacek, Frank
Mr. Frank Sedlacek and Miss Tressie Stach were married in Topeka last Saturday. 
Marriage- Stach, Virginia-Meyer, Thomas
Marriage- Stach, Virginia-Meyer, Thomas
Are married on April 11

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stach, announce the marriage of their daughter, Virginia, to Spec. 4 Thomas Meyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meyer of St. Marys.

The marriage was solemnized at 7:30 p.m. Apr. 11 in the United Methodist Church, Rossville, with the Rev. Max Barnes

Marilyn Stach was her sister’s maid of honor and Dan Perry of St. Marys served as best man.

A reception in the home of the bride’s parents followed the ceremony.

The bride will receive a B.A. in foreign languages from Washburn University in May and will teach Spanish and French at Westmoreland High School this fall.

The bridegroom is serving in the U.S. Army and will be leaving for an overseas assignment to South Vietnam May 18.
Marriage- Stadler, Kathryn-Lombardi, Joseph
Marriage- Stadler, Kathryn-Lombardi, Joseph
The marriage of Kathryn E. Stadler to T-5 Philip Joseph Lombardi, was solemnized at the Chapel of Camp Funston in Ft. Riley, Saturday, January 27, at 11 a. m. The couple was attended by her sister, Anna Miles of Topeka, and Corporal Lawrence Paris of Camp Funston in military style. The Captain of the 66th Signal Battalion gave the bride in marriage.

The bride was lovely in light blue with dark blue accessories. Her sister wore salmon red with black accessories. The couple was accompanied to Camp Funston by Anna Miles, Mrs. Cecille Brown and Robert Blitz, all of Topeka. Corporal Lawrenice of the Camp and Mrs. Joe Stadler of Rossville. The boys of the 66th Signal Battalion took great pleasure in wishing the young couple much happiness. The wedding party took dinner with the boys at their Mess Hall after the ceremony.

Mrs. Lombardi is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Stadler of 201 Freeman, Topeka, but formerly of this community. Mr. Lombardi is a marine from Nectong, New Jersey Since he is expecting to be moved soon, Mrs. Lombardi will make her home with her sister, Mrs. Anna Miles and son Bernie at 13 Harrison in Topeka.

Kathryn graduated from RHS in 1944.
Marriage- Stadler, Lisa-Riffell, Rowland
Marriage- Stadler, Lisa-Riffell, Rowland
Mr. and Mrs. Rowland Riffel
Stadler-Riffel Vows Exchanged March 8

The Immanuel Lutheran Church, Herington, was the setting for the afternoon wedding of Lisa Ann Stadler and Rowland Lee Riffel on Saturday, March 8, 1986. The exchange of vows was heard by the Rev. Eugene Hicks.

Parents of the couple are David and Phyllis Stadler, Rossville; and Donald and LaDell Riffel, Enterprise.

Attending the bride were Sherry Geisler, Salina; Cindy Brosa, Lawrence; and Trudi Rathbun, Bennington.

The groom's attendants were Shane Hamm, Abilene; Todd McCulley, Hope; Doug Jordan, Manhattan.

Mrs. Riffell is a graduate of Rossville High School and Kansas State University where she studied home economics education. She is employed as a home ec. teacher at Bennington High School.

Mr. Riffell is a graduate of Chapman High School, is a rancher and is also employed as an explosive expert with Walker Stone Company. 
Marriage- Stadler, Marcella-Ruff, Dale
Marriage- Stadler, Marcella-Ruff, Dale
Miss Marcella Stadler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Stadler and Mr. Dale Ruff, were married Saturday morning at 11:30 in the office at the Assumption church in Topeka.

Miss Mildred Stadler, sister of the bride acted as bridesmaid and Mr. Richard Cantillon was best man Mrs. Cantillon was also an attendant at the wedding. Following the ceremony a wedding dinner was served at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Monteil Miles and covers were laid for: Mr. and Mrs. Ruff, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Contillon and son, Miss Mildred Stadler Miss Bertha Miles and Mr. and Mrs. Miles.

Mr. and Mrs. Ruff are at home on the Anthony Ruff farm west of Rossville.
Marriage- Stadler, Rose-Brown, Fred
Marriage- Stadler, Rose-Brown, Fred
Marriage Announced
Mr. and Mrs. George Stadler of Rossville announce the marriage of their daughter, Rose Marie, to Mr. Fred C. Brown, son of Dr. and Mrs. Fred Brown of St. Marys. The ceremony took place at the First Christian Church at Manhattan on Friday evening, June 3.

The newlyweds are now at home at 1112 Merchant Street, Emporia, where both are enrolled in Summer School classes. 
Marriage- Stalker, Beth-Lauck, Streight
Marriage- Stalker, Beth-Lauck, Streight
Vows Exchanged.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Stalker of Rossville, announce the marriage of their daughter, Beth, to Mr. Streight Lauck. son of Mr. and Mrs. I. S. Lauck of Willard.

The wedding was quietly solemnized Saturday afternoon at 4:30 o’clock at the home of the bride’s aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Lauck, with only members of the immediate families present. Dr. Philip C. King, president of Washburn College, read the service.

Palms and garden flowers decorated the rooms.

The attractive bride wore a white knitted two-piece dress with navy blue accessories and a corsage bouquet of gardenias and roses.

Mr. Lauck and his bride left immediately following the service on a short wedding trip. They will return Tuesday and leave immediately for Palo Alto, Calif., where they will make their home this winter.

The bride is a graduate of the Vail School of Nursing at Christ’s Hospital and attended Washburn College where she was college nurse. Later she took a course in nursing education at the University of Chicago and for the past two years has been an instructor at the nursing school at Christ’s Hospital.

Mr. Lauck was graduated last June from Washburn College and this winter will attend the school of business at Leland Stanford University at Palo Alto.
Marriage- Stalker, Halcia-Cerny, Henry
Marriage- Stalker, Halcia-Cerny, Henry
Mr. Henry Cerny and Miss Halcia Stalker both of this community sprung a surprise on their friends today by announcing their marriage. The marriage took place February 7th at Hiawatha, Kansas. Miss Carrie Cerny, sister of the groom, and Mr. Emial Kovar were the attendants. 
Marriage- Stamp, Nora-Atkinson, David
Marriage- Stamp, Nora-Atkinson, David
The marriage of Miss Nora Stamp youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stamp of this city, and Mr. David Gilbert Atkinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Atkinson, of Willard, was announced last week after the young people had kept the secret for about three weeks. They secured their marriage license at Lawrence October 25, but were not wedded until November 8. Rev. Breck, pastor of the Congregational church at Topeka performed the ceremony. Both young people are graduates of the Rossville high school with the class of 1923. It was during their school days the romance began. Mr. Atkinson is employed in the Topeka Santa Fe offices. Mrs. Atkinson is teaching the District 100 school south of Willard. Rossville friends extend congratulations.  
Marriage- Stamp, Stella-Burns, Louie
Marriage- Stamp, Stella-Burns, Louie
Miss Stella Stamp was married to Mr. Louie Burns at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stamp. 
Marriage- Stanforth, Orean-Dean, Tom
Marriage- Stanforth, Orean-Dean, Tom
Tom Dean Married
News came to Mr. and Mrs. J. Dean this week of the marriage of their son, Tom, on Monday, May 5th, to Miss Orean Stanforth of Evanston, Wyoming.

The marriage took place at Ogden, Utah. 
Marriage- Stanley, Ruth-Hesse, William
Marriage- Stanley, Ruth-Hesse, William
The marriage of Miss Ruth Stanley, of this city and Mr. William Hesse of St. Marys, Kansas is announced this week. The ceremony took place at Lyndon, Kansas, on Thursday, December 15. 1927. They were attended by his mother. Mrs. Fred Hesse, of St. Marys.

That secrets can be kept is attested by the fact a number of friends of the couple have known of the marriage but never breathed a word to others.

Mr. and Mrs. Hesse will be at home after March 1, at the Stanley family home in the east part of Rossville.

Mrs. Hesse is the only daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Stanley. She was born in Rossville and has grown to womanhood here. She received her education in the Rossville grade and high school. Following her graduation from high school Mrs. Hesse spent one year at Washburn college. Mrs. Hesse is one of Rossville’s most highly regarded young women. She carried first honors in her closing year of high school work and has been always loyal and attentive in her church life.

Mr. Hesse is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hesse, of St. Marys, and has made good. He has spent the past two years in Rossville as assistant manager of the J. Thomas & Co., lumber establishment.

Mr. and Mrs. Hesse have a host of friends who join the Reporter in extending them best wishes in their new adventure.
Marriage- Starr, Vicki-Conley, James
Marriage- Starr, Vicki-Conley, James
Starr/Conley Vows Exchanged May 21 in Chanute
Vicki S. Starr and James C. Conley were united in marriage on Saturday, May 21, 1988, at the Church of the Nazarene in Chanute. Pastor Park Burkhart of the Church of the Nazarene, and Pastor Joe Wedan of Westview Baptist Church, officiated the double-ring ceremony.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Joseph G. Turner, Chanute, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Conley, Delia.

Candles used by Jim and Vicki to light their Unity Candle were lit by their parents. They are symbolic of the life received from their parents, which they now join together as one.

Music was provided by Wynona Burkhart, Chanute, who accompanied Diane Mitchell, Springfield, Mo. and Casey Diver, Coffeyville, as they sang “Household of Faith” and “Only God Could Love You More.”

The bride wore a gown which featured a “V” neck with a sheer illusion net yoke and stand-up collar. Schiffli embroidery, sequins and simulated pearls traced the outline of the collar and yoke. The leg-o-mutton sleeves were trimmed with a bow above the elbow. Embroidery trimmed the wrist of the sleeve. The long, satin dress featured a chapel length train. The veil made of white silk and pearl flowers in a ringlet, with a pouf veil was made by the groom’s mother.

Jeremi Wonch, Olathe, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Larson, Chanute, and Jan Stephens, Olathe. Their dresses were formal length satin in a delicate old rose, featuring a deep, rounded neck and full, short sleeves. The skirts ended in deep ruffles. Each carried a long-stemmed red rose.

Bill Conley, Delia, brother of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Dave Atherton, Shawnee Mission, and Larry Horton, Chanute. They wore the traditional black tuxedos with pink shirts and burgundy ties and cumberbunds.

Schuyler L. Martinek, Rossville, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer. He wore a black, long-tail tux, like that of the groom.

Heaven Starr, niece of the bride, was flower girl. She wore a white eyelet dress with a pink sash.

Candle lighters, nieces of the bride, were Jamie Scarlett, Independence, and Loreli Starr, Chanute.

Ushers were David Starr, Chanute, brother of the bride, Marty Dyer, Ottawa, and Kerry Scott, Parsons.

Vanessa Cook attended the guest book. Reception servers were Barbara Spradley, Gina Arbuckle, Pam Ferguson and Ellen Rouse. Gift attendants were Karen Almond, Rajeana Dyer, Ottawa, and Kristy Whaley.

Gary Starr, the bride’s brother, videotaped the wedding ceremony.

Grandparents of the bride attending the ceremony were Bertha Weeks, Chanute, Mary Brubaker, Iola, Myrl DuPuis, Snohomish, Wash., and Earl Turner, Lamar, Mo. The groom’s grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. James L. Conley and Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Timmons, all of Delia.

Mrs. Conley is a 1984 graduate of Chanute High School and a 1988 graduate of Mid-America Nazarene College, Olathe, with a degree in marketing and management.

Mr. Conley is a 1979 graduate of Rossville High School and a 1983 graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture/business. He is assistant vice-president and branch manager of Farm Credit Services, in Parsons.

The couple went to Colorado for their honeymoon, before returning to Parsons where they are making their home.
Marriage- Startup, Ella-Easdale, Scott
Marriage- Startup, Ella-Easdale, Scott
Startup-Easdale Wedding
Mrs. William Startup and Mr. Scott Easdale were united in marriage by Probate Judge Hayden at the court house in Topeka, Monday Feb. 19.

The bride and groom are old-time residents of this city and have many friends who wish them well. The bride is the widow of William Startup, who died several years ago, and Mr. Easdale belonged to the old time bachelor class of Rossville. 
Marriage- Startup, Jeaneen-Thompson, Lyman
Marriage- Startup, Jeaneen-Thompson, Lyman
Startup-Thompson marriage solemnized in Colorado
Miss Jeaneen Startup, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Averill Startup of Aspen, Colo., was united in marriage to Lyman Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Thompson of Carbondale, Colorado.

The wedding was held in the Aspen Community Church Sunday, February 18, with the Rev. Keith Merriman officiating.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, was dressed in a ballerina-length dress of white lace over taffeta with scalloped neckline and long pointed sleeves. Her finger tip veil was topped with a crown of mother of pearls. Her bridal bouquet was of baby yellow roses and white mums.

The matron of honor was Sharon Kelly who wore a dress of yellow chiffon over yellow taffeta. Bridesmaids were Carole McEachern and Lavon Ethridge who wore yellow silk dresses.

LeRone Thompson was best man for his brother. Ushers were Tim Hoffman and Paul Olsen.

The bride's mother wore a blue acetate crepe dress with a corsage of yellow baby roses. The groom's mother wore a beige knit suit with a corsage of yellow roses.

A reception was held in the Community Church basement.

Mrs. Thompson is a graduate of Aspen High School and Mr. Thompson is a 1960 graduate of Colorado State University. He is in the ranching business.

After a honeymoon to Old Mexico, the couple will be at home in Carbondale, Colo.

The bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Besta, went by train to attend the wedding, accompanied by the bride's aunt, Mrs. Homer Colter.

[From 1 Mar 1962] 
Marriage- Startup, Nettie-McKeown, Charles 1
Marriage- Startup, Nettie-McKeown, Charles 1
Mrs. Ella Easdale announces the marriage of her daughter, Nettie L. Startup, to Dr. C. D. McKeoun, on Saturday, May 17, at Hutchinson, Kansas.

After a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. McKeoun will make their home in Hutchinson.

Mrs. McKeoun was born and reared in this community. She is a graduate of the Rossville grade school. After her graduation she entered the teaching profession and taught for several years at Highland Park, in New Mexico and for the last two years in the Hutchinson city schools with conspicuous success.

Rossville friends are pleased to extend best wishes.

Marriage- Startup, Nettie-McKeown, Charles 2
Marriage- Startup, Nettie-McKeown, Charles 2
Mrs. Ella Easdale and daughter, Mae, entertained last Thursday afternoon for Dr. and Mrs. C. D. McKeoun, who were enroute to their home in Hutchinson, Kansas, from Chicago, where they had been spend¬ing their honeymoon. The Easdale home was very tastefully decorated with flowers. The table decorations were bouquets of roses and peonies. Dainty refreshments were served by Miss Mildred Binney.

Mrs. McKeoun was formerly Miss Netta Startup. While in the city Mr. and Mrs. McKeoun also visited with Mrs. Margaret Enos.
Marriage- Startup, Velma-Colter, Homer
Marriage- Startup, Velma-Colter, Homer
Mr. Homer Colter and Miss Velma Startup were married, Monday, at Marysville, Mo. The only attendants were Mr. and Mrs. O. McAnery, a cousin of the groom.

The bride was tastefully dressed in navy blue silk crepe, trimmed with lace. She is the daughter of Mrs. Albert Besta of Rossville. The groom is the son of Mrs. O.H. Harden of this city.

After a short honeymoon trip they will make their home on the M. Pierrepont Ranch near Marysville, Mo. 
Marriage- Steele, Ruby-Rezac, Ernest
Marriage- Steele, Ruby-Rezac, Ernest
A marriage license was issued Saturday, in Kansas City, to Ernest Rezac, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Rezac of Rossville, and Miss Ruby Steele of St. Marys. 
Marriage- Steffee, Florance-Parr, John
Marriage- Steffee, Florance-Parr, John
John D. Parr of Rossville and Miss Florence [sic Florance] Steffee, of Auburn, were granted a marriage licence Monday and the ceremony was performed yesterday. John is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Parr of Rossville township and was raised in this vicinity. Mrs. Parr comes from a prominent family living near Dover and is reported a charming young lady. The young couple will make their home here. 
Marriage- Steffee, Jessie-Parr, Charlie
Marriage- Steffee, Jessie-Parr, Charlie
Charlie Parr and Miss Jesse [sic Jessie] Steffee of Topeka were married Saturday at Topeka. 
Marriage- Stevens, Karen-Willits, Donald
Marriage- Stevens, Karen-Willits, Donald
Stevens-Willits Wedding Held June 12 in Florence
Karen Stevens and Donald Willits, Jr., were united in marriage on Saturday, June 12, 1982, at the United Methodist Church in Florence, Ks. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by the Reverend Fulton, Salina, and Pastor Freeda Steele, Florence.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Dewy Stevens, Florence, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Willits, Rossville. Grandparents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Neil McCallum, Elmdale, and Mr. and Mrs. D.C. Stevens, Florence. Grandparents of the groom are Mrs. Ruth Wallace, Des Moines, Ia., and Mr. and Mrs. John Willits, McLouth.

The candlelit ceremony was accented by altar flowers of blue and white daisies and gladioli. The bride chose a floor-length gown of polyester organza, lined in acetate lace. Empire styling of the gown included lace trimmed long illusion sleeves with lace cuffs and a full skirt with a chapel-length train. Her chapel-length veil of sheer illusion with lace trim matched her gown. The bride carried an arrangement of blue and white silk roses on a white Bible. She also carried a white linen handkerchief that belonged to her great-grandmother.

Miss Cindy Stevens attended her sister as maid of honor. Mrs. Donna Funk, Hillsboro, was the brides matron. Miss Melissa Stevens, sister of the bride, was flower girl. Miss Sharon Willits, sister of the groom, was candlelighter. The bride's attendants wore blue floor-length gowns with matching lace jackets.

Mr. R.K. Wallace, Des Moines, Ia., a cousin of the groom, served as best man. Mr. John Kratina, Topeka, was groomsman. The groom and his attendants wore blue tuxedos with white pleated shirts. Ring bearer was Matthew Jennings, Wichita. Ushers were Mr. Glenn Jennings, Wichita, and Mr. Kevin Gleason, Uniontown.

Music for the ceremony was provided by vocalists Cindy Stevens and Karen Willits, sisters of the bride and groom, and John Kratina, Topeka. Organist was Miss Cheryl Phares, Ponca City, Okla.

Attending the guest book was Debbie Willits, sister of the groom. Assisting with gifts were Miss Jena Miller, Baxter Springs, Miss Jane Bodecker, Benton, and Miss Cynthia Callahan, Topeka.

A reception was held in the church basement. The reception table was decorated in the blue and white theme, centered by a tiered cake. Hosting the reception were Mr. and Mrs. Delano O'Dell. Assisting were Mrs. Nedra Jennings, Wichita; Mrs. Darla Deck, Round Rock, Tex.; Mrs. Sherry Selters, Emporia; Miss Brenda O'Dell, Mrs. Larry Linnens and Amy Linnens, Mrs. Donna Fetrow and Miss Kim Schaffer.

Following the reception, the couple left on a wedding trip to the Lake of the Ozarks.

Mrs. Willits is a graduate of Marion High School and Emporia State University. She is employed by Western Insurance Company at Ft. Scott. Mr. Willits is a graduate of Rossville High School and Emporia State University. He is employed as a teacher at Uniontown. The couple is at home in Ft. Scott.

[From 13 Jul 1982] 
Marriage- Stevens, Roberta-McKay, Hugh
Marriage- Stevens, Roberta-McKay, Hugh
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stevens of Silver Lake, announce the marriago of their daughter, Roberta, to Mr. Hugh McKay, of Aberdeen, Ida.

The wedding took place at 10 a. m. Saturday morning, March 7, at the home of the bride’s parents, with the Rev, Wright Horton of Rossville, officiating Miss Vera Shannon played “The Bridal Chorus” from “Lohengrin.” The bride’s sister, Miss Esther Stevens, sang “I Love You Truly.” The bride wore a dress of cream-colored silk and wool lansdowne, which had been her mother’s wedding dress. She carried a bouquet of American Beauty roses and maiden hair fern.

Mrs. McKay attended the Southern Branch of the University of Idaho in Pocatello. Mr. McKay is a graduate of the University of Idaho in Moscow, and is now employed in a government soil erosion project at Worley, Ida. He and his bride will be at home in Rockford, Wash.
Marriage- Stewart, Eva-Stiles, Howard
Marriage- Stewart, Eva-Stiles, Howard
Miss Eva Jean Stewart, 23, whose home address is Alta Vista, and Mr. Howard Stiles, 24, of this community, youngest son of Mrs. May Stiles, were married Tuesday. Mrs. Stiles has been employed in Topeka. They will make their home at the Stiles place south of town.

The Reporter joins with Howard's friends in congratulations and best wishes. 
Marriage- Stewart, Kelly-Dick, Scott
Marriage- Stewart, Kelly-Dick, Scott
Kelly Stewart and Scott Dick Exchange Vows
Miss Kelly Sue Stewart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen W. Stewart, Dover, and Scott Wayne Dick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne G. Dick, Rossville, were united in marriage on Saturday, June 20, 1981, at 7 p.m. in the Rossville Christian Church. Bob Sieh, pastor, officiated at the double ring ceremony. Nuptial music was provided by Mrs. Janice Sharp and Mr. Dave DeForest.

For the ceremony, the aisle and altar candelabra were decorated with silk yellow roses, blue peach blossoms and blue bows. The candles were lighted by the bride's sister, Miss Janelle Stewart, and the groom's cousin, Jeff Dick. Janelle's gown was yellow with a yellow floral print overlay; Jeff wore a light yellow Ashley tuxedo.

The couple was presented for marriage by their parents in a "Reaffirmation of Family Ties" ceremony.

The bride's white floor-length gown with chapel train was designed and made by the groom's mother. It featured an empire bodice covered with rose lace appliqués, dotted with seed pearls, and oval neckline and sheer balloon sleeves with rose lace appliqués. Triangle tiers of rose lace motifs and scalloped rose lace trimmed the lower edge of the skirt and train. A three-quarter length silk illusion veil edged with matching scalloped rose lace held by a lace covered caplet completed her attire. The bride wore her grandmothers' gold wedding band and a pearl necklace, a gift from the groom. Her cascade bouquet was of yellow roses, stephanotis and baby's breath.

Attending the bride as maid of honor was Miss Melanie Crow, Dover. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Cindy Horn and Miss Cherryl Stewart, sisters of the bride; Miss Jayne Dick, sister of the groom; Miss Kim Enzbrenner and Miss Theresa Ackley. They wore floor length gowns of blue coupe de ville, with a blue floral print crystalline overlay. Each carried a single yellow silk rose with white daisies. Flower girl was Francie Lister. her dress was yellow coupe de ville with a yellow floral print overlay. She carried a white lace basket from which she dropped yellow rose petals on the bridal path.

The groom's best man was his cousin, Rodney Dick. He wore a white Sherwood tuxedo. Groomsmen were Kevin Dick, brother of the groom; Rod Miller, John Robb, Kerry Bryant and Mark McLeod. They wore light blue Ashley tuxedos. Ring bearer Dean Gideon and ushers Randy Dick and Shawn Gideon are cousins of the groom. They wore light yellow Ashley tuxedos.

Lighting of the unity candle concluded the marriage ceremony.

Honored guests at the wedding were the couple's grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. David Stewart, Dover; Mr. and Mrs. Garland Gideon, Paxico; and Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Dick, Sr., Rossville.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the parish hall. The bride's table was centered with a five-tier cake decorated with yellow roses and light blue daisies. It was topped with white peace doves. Crystal candelabra held blue candles. Serving were Mrs. Shirley Danielson, Mrs. DeAnn Gideon, Mrs. Betty Dick, and Mrs. Sheryl Dick, aunts of the couple. Also assisting were Mrs. Phyllis Stadler, Miss Lisa Stadler, Mrs. Jeanette Dick, Miss Jackie Gideon, Miss Shelly Moran and Miss Tammy Johnston. Miss Jennifer Dick, cousin of the groom, passed rice bags. Mrs. Connie Dick was at the guest book.

Mrs. Dick is a graduate of Mission Valley High School and is employed by the Rossville Veterinary Clinic.

Mr. Dick, a graduate of Rossville High School, attended Fort Hays State University and owns and operates the Dick Mobil Oil Station in Rossville.

Following a brief honeymoon, the couple is at home at 221 Pottawatomie in Rossville.

[From 21 Jul 1981] 
Marriage- Stich, Teresa-Remfry, Scott
Marriage- Stich, Teresa-Remfry, Scott
Mrs. Scott Remfry
(Teresa Stich)

Teresa I. Stich became the bride of Scott A. Remfry at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Joseph Church with the Rev. Arthur Trompeter officiating.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Leo Stich, Meriden, and Betty Remfry Wabash and Kenneth Remfry.

Attending the bride were Cecelia Stich, Meriden; and Cheryl Crow and Lisa Ludwig. Attending the bridegroom were Kevin Remfry, Aaron Remfry and Kenny Remfry.

Mrs. Remfry graduated from Jefferson West High School and is employed by Hallmark Cards Inc. Mr. Remfry graduated from Highland Park High School and is employed by Hallmark Cards Inc.

[From 4 Sep 1982] 
Marriage- Stiles, Betty-Schneider, Patrick
Marriage- Stiles, Betty-Schneider, Patrick
Are wed June 10 in Rossville
Miss Betty Jean Stiles and Mr. Patrick L. Schneider were married at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Rossville, June 10 at 7:00 o’clock in the evening.

The Rev. Gary Mitchell of Leavenworth officiated at the nuptial Mass.

The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Howard Stiles, Rossville, and the late Mr. Stiles. Mr. Schneider is the son of Mrs. Charles Schneider, Nortonville, and the late Mr. Schneider.

For her wedding the bride chose a white satin gown with wrist-length sleeves of bridal point lace. Her illusion veil was caught to a headpiece of white daisies, and she carried a bouquet of pink roses and white daisies. She was attended by Mrs. Robert Dee Macha of Delia.

Mr. Schneider’s brother, Mr. Ralph A. Schneider of Mound City, served as best man.

Mrs. Schneider is a graduate of Rossville High School and Washburn University, and until recently was an elementary teacher in the Leavenworth public school system.

Mr. Schneider, a graduate of Nortonville High School, is stationed with the U.S. Army at Fort Carson, Colorado. Before being called to active duty he was assistant manager of Harry’s IGA, No. 4, Topeka.

The couple is now at home at 2525 East Uintah, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Marriage- Stiles, Elza-Owens, Thomas
Marriage- Stiles, Elza-Owens, Thomas

Mrs. Thomas Edward
(Elza Marie Stiles)

Vows Are
Elza Marie Stiles and Thomas Edward Owens exchanged marriage vows July 12 in Council Grove.

The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Gertude Stiles, Rossville, and the late Howard Stiles. Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Owens, Kansas City.

Mrs. Owens was graduated from Rossville High School and is employed by Montgomery Ward and Co.

Mr. Owens, a graduate of Piper High School, served with the U. S. Army and recently completed a tour of duty in Vietnam.

The couple will be at home at 4847 N. 93 St., Kansas City.
Marriage- Stiles, Laura-Boddy, Charles
Marriage- Stiles, Laura-Boddy, Charles
Needs manual transcription. 
Marriage- Stites, Glenda-Kalcik, Russell
Marriage- Stites, Glenda-Kalcik, Russell
The marriage of Glenda D. Stites to Russell R. Kalcik was solemnized at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 in the United Methodist Church, Silver Lake. The Rev. William Hurtig officiated.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Duane L. Stites, Silver Lake, and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kalcik, Mayetta.

Attending the bride were Becky Kelsey and Diana Klein, both of Silver Lake; The bridegroom’s attendants were Darrel Stithem, Hoyt, and Steve Eisenbarth, Silver Lake.

Mrs. Kalcik is a graduate of Emporia State University. She holds an associate of science degree in secretarial training and is employed by American United Life Insurance Co.

Mr. Kalcik was graduated from Royal Valley High School and is employed by DeKalb Hybrid Wheat in the Foundation Department.

The couple is at home in the Raintree Apartments.
Marriage- Stitt, Cindy-Martinek, Mark
Marriage- Stitt, Cindy-Martinek, Mark
Cindy Jo Stitt and Mark A. Martinek were married at 11 am. Sept. 20 in Holy Name Catholic Church with the Rev. Frank Schepers officiating.

Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Stitt and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Martinek.

Attending the bride were Paula Dinwiddie, Brenda Broxterman and Pam Dinwiddie, Topeka, and Debbie Burns, Silver Lake. The bridegroom's attendants were Darrell Martinek, Dave Zerngast, John Matalone and John Tork.

Mrs. Martinek is employed by First National Bank of Topeka and Mr. Martinek is self-employed in a vinyl siding business.

They will live at 1112 Lincoln.
Mrs. Mark Martinek
(Cindy Stitt)
Marriage- Stockman, Florentine-Emert, Clarence
Marriage- Stockman, Florentine-Emert, Clarence
Needs manual transcription. 
Marriage- Stovall, Emma-Ausherman, Carl
Marriage- Stovall, Emma-Ausherman, Carl
A very pretty home wedding was solemnized at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. A.R. Stovall at high noon yesterday, when Miss Emma A. Stovall and Mr. Carl Ausherman of Menoken, were united in marriage by the Rev. W.T. Ward, of the M.E. church.

A few minutes before the ceremony Rev. Ward sang, "A Necklace of Love," accompanied by Miss Anna Stovall, sister of the bride.

As Miss Vera Hook, cousin of the bride, played the wedding march from "Lohengrin," the bridal party marched into the parlor which was beautifully decorated in green and white. The bride was attended by her bridesmaid, Miss Anna Stovall, and the groom by Mr. Lawrence Ausherman as best man. Under a beautiful bower of spirea, they took their vows.

The bride wore a dainty dress of white embroidered voile with white slippers, and carried a large bouquet of Lillies of the Valley, and bride's roses. The groom wore the conventional black. The bridesmaid was dressed in white voile and white slippers and carried a bouquet of pink roses.

After congratulations the guests were invited to the home of Mrs. M.L. Whearty, sister of the bride, where a bountiful three course dinner was served. The guests doing justice to the good things set before them. The dining room was beautifully decorated in green and white. The color scheme being carried out in the refreshments.

The bride and groom received in any beautiful and useful presents among them being two twenty dollar gold pieces.

The bride is a daughter of Mrs. A.R. Stovall and is a beautiful and accomplished young lady, an earnest church worker, and for two years has been an efficient school teacher.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Ausherman, of Menoken, Kans., and is a capable and industrious young man, with a host of friends in his community.

The out of town guests were: Mrs. George Ausherman, of Menoken, mother of the groom, E.C. and Lawrence Ausherman, of Menoken, brothers of the groom; Mrs. Geo. Weight, Mrs. H.F. Hovenden, of Topeka, aunts of the groom; G.W. Hovenden and wife, of Topeka, cousins of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. John Price and son, Gomer, of Emporia; Miss Iva Robertson, and Oran Spurgeon, of Kiro; Miss Anna Hobert, of Topeka; Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Hook of Silver Lake, cousins of the bride, Mrs. M. Bartless of Silver Lake, aunt of the bride; Misses Vera, Nina Audrey and Norma Hook and Masters Benj., Maynard and Howard Hook and Guilford Hook, cousins of the bride; Miss Edith Trostle, Rev. W.T. Ward, Mr. and Mrs. S.N. Brashear, Lester Parr, Mrs. John Weseloh, Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Whearty and family, Mrs. A.R. Stovall, Earl Stovall, Miss Anna Stovall, Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Henderson and children, Ralph, Homer and Doris.

The guests departed at a late hour in the afternoon, wishing the bride and groom a very happy and prosperous life. Mr. and Mrs. Ausherman left after the ceremony for a short trip to Lawrence after which they will make their home on a farm 5 miles north or Kiro. 
Marriage- Stovall, Rachel-Bush, Isador
Marriage- Stovall, Rachel-Bush, Isador
The following weddings were reported this week:....Mr. Isador Bush and Miss Rachel Stovall. 

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