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Congratulations, Alyssa & Gregory!

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Robert Klee of Lenexa, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Rachel Klee, to Gregory Michael Graves, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Michael Graves of Stilwell, Kansas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Robert William Klee of Shawnee, Kansas, and the late Mr. Klee and the late Mr. and Mrs. John William North. Alyssa is a graduate of Olathe East High School. She is completing her final year in the chemical engineering program at The University of Kansas. Alyssa is interning as a pharmaceutical engineer with CritiTech in Lawrence, Kansas.

Her groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Lee Pryor of Rapid City, South Dakota, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph James Graves. Gregory is a graduate of Blue Valley High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Kansas. Gregory is employed with Burns & McDonnell in Kansas City, Missouri. Theirs will be a June 9th wedding at Mildale Farm in Edgerton, Kansas.

Also featured in the February 3, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Kristin Galvin



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