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Congratulations, Victoria & Jon!

Mr. and Mrs. David Branson Launder, Sr. of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Reese Launder, to Jonathan Nicholas Fiori, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Arthur Fiori of Seaford, Delaware. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stewart Brigham, the late Jane Hughes Smith and the late Mr. John Edward Launder, Jr. Victoria is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She was a Jewel Ball debutante in 2007. Victoria earned a bachelor of arts degree in communication from the University of Missouri. She is a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority and a BOTAR, class of 2011. Victoria is careering with AMC Theatres. 

Her groom-elect is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Leslie King and the late Mr. and Mrs. William John Fiori. Jon is a graduate of Sussex Technical High School in Georgetown, Delaware. He received a bachelor of science degree in electronics engineering technology from DeVry University. Jon is employed with Spectranetics. Theirs will be a December 30th wedding at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Kansas City. 

Also featured in the September 16, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Heather Matney 



Congratulations, Shannon & Tom!

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Congratulations, Kathleen & Marshall!

Dr. Kathleen Victoria Kilway and Marshall Verne Miller will be united in matrimony at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 30th. The…

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.…

Congratulations, Lexie & Greg!

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Williams III of Leawood, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Koegel Williams, to Gregory Glenn Rasby, the son of Mr.…