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SOCIAL CIRCLES

Congratulations, Betsy & Walker!

Mr. and Mrs. William Perry Brandt of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Hundley Brandt, to Robert Walker Harbison II, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Siegel Harbison of St. Louis, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Almeron Sprague III and […]

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Congratulations, Morgan & Robert!

Dr. Morgan Elizabeth Gonder and Dr. Robert Wayne Weidling were married on September 26th. The bride is the daughter of Andrea and Gil Gonder of Loch Lloyd, Missouri. Her groom is the son of Vicky and William Weidling of Wilmington, Illinois. Morgan’s grandparents are Anne and Howard Elsberry of Leawood, Kansas, the late Norma Bossaler, […]

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Congratulations, Elaine & James!

Elaine Ung York Lipsun and James Anderson Egerstrom were joined in matrimony on October 24th on the island of Maui in Wailea, Hawaii. The bride is the daughter of Elizabeth Ung York Lipsun and Antonio Yee Lipsun of Alhambra, California. Elaine is the granddaughter of the late May Lee Ng and Tony Ung York, and […]

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Congratulations, Abby & Andy!

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Arthur Schneweis of Shawnee, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Abby Lynne Schneweis, to Richard Andrew Launder, the son of Mrs. David Branson Launder, Sr., of Prairie Village, Kansas, and the late Mr. Launder. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Dean Johnson and […]

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Congratulations, Kylie & Stephen!

Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Alan Krizek of Mission Hills, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kylie Alice Krizek, to Stephen Louis Finno, the son of Mrs. Stephen Finno of Chicago, Illinois, and the late Mr. Finno. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Jeanne Marie Swalm of Sedona, Arizona, the late Mr. […]

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Congratulations, Amy & Joseph!

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Patel of Chillicothe, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Amy Patel, to Joseph Rathermel, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Rathermel of Fort Dodge, Iowa. Amy is a graduate of Chillicothe High School. She earned a bachelor of liberal arts degree and a doctor of […]

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Crib Note – Peter Kirk McKee

Lisa and Kelly McKee of Los Angeles, California, welcomed a darling baby boy, Peter Kirk McKee, on October 15th. He weighed eight pounds, five ounces, and was 21 inches long. Peter’s delighted grandparents are Susan Carpenter, Kirk Carpenter, and Margie McKee. Also featured in the February 6, 2021 issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Kendall […]

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2021 Jewel Ball Chairman

Susan Campbell Heddens (Mrs. Barret Spencer Heddens III) will serve as the chairman of the 2021 Jewel Ball, which will be held on June 18th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Susie is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Dean Robert Campbell. Susie attended Kansas State University and earned a bachelor of science […]

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Crib Note – Grant Allen Hoefer

A bouncing baby boy named Grant Allen Hoefer was born on August 8th to Whitney Hatfield Hoefer and Derek Hoefer of Lenexa, Kansas. The blue-eyed, blond-haired boy weighed seven pounds, five ounces, and was 18 inches long. His grandparents are Sarah Hatfield and Victoria McVicker, Lynn and Tom Hatfield, and Julie and Greg Hoefer. Great-grandmother […]

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