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Congratulations, Abigail & Mark!

Abigail Kathleen Lutz and Mark Allan Silverwood were married on November 16th at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kansas. The bride is the daughter of Laura Weber Lutz of Mission Hills, Kansas, and Lynn and Michael Lutz of Leawood, Kansas. Abigail is the granddaughter of the late Suzanne Allen, the late John Weber, and Joyce and Ronald Lutz of Topeka, Kansas. Her groom is the son of Karen and Allan Silverwood of St. Louis, Missouri. Mark is the grandson of the late Beverly and John Franken and the late Carroll and Kermit Silverwood.

The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Seasons 52. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a wedding reception at Mission Theatre. The happy couple honeymooned in Hawaii and is at home in Prairie Village. Abigail careers with Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City, and Mark is employed with Multi Service Technology Solutions in Overland Park.

Also featured in the February 22, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Ashley Wills


Congratulations, Emily & Peter!

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Kent Hickerson of Overland Park, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Anne Hickerson, to Peter Bryant Milledge, the son of Mr.…

Off To College – Class of 2023

Join us in our proud send-off to the Class of 2023. We wish the best to these amazing students as they start their exciting journeys around the country!      …

Crib Note – Henry Francis Sorenson

Henry Francis Sorenson was born on January 26th. He was 22 inches long at birth and has blue eyes and brown hair. His older brother, Wyatt Timothy, age two, is…

Crib Note – Cooper Frank McKee

Cooper Frank McKee was born on March 28th. He is the son of Lisa and Kelly McKee of Los Angeles, California. Cooper’s older brother is Peter McKee, who is two…