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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



Congratulations, Abby & Cooper!

Abby Lynn Hale and Cooper Dean Heidebrecht were united in marriage on June 10th at Country Club Christian Church in Kansas City, Missouri. Abby is the daughter of Shirley and…

Crib Note –  William David Collins and Wesley Porter Collins

Double the pleasure, double the fun! Darling twin boys, William David Collins and Wesley Porter Collins, arrived on January 27th. Their proud parents are Monica and David Collins of Vero…

Congratulations, Adele & Blake!

Adele McConnell Royle and Blake Clemens McCartney were joined in matrimony on July 22nd at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Kansas City, Missouri. The bride is the daughter…

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.…