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Congratulations, Katherine & James!

Dr. and Mrs. Loren David Berenbom of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Mayer Berenbom, to James Ronald Berger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Anthony Tebbe, of Chicago, Illinois, and the late Mr. Louis Alan Berger. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Tivol of Our Town, the late Mr. Herbert Mayer Krigel and the late Dr. and Mrs. Max Berenbom. Katie is a graduate of the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in communication and completed the honors program in multimedia scholarship from the University of Southern California. Katie was a Jewel Ball debutante in 2005 and is a member of Alpha Phi sorority. She careers with Harpo Studios in Chicago.

Her groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Loewenberg of Chicago and Mrs. Ronald Berger of Chicago and the late Mr. Berger. J.R. is a graduate of the Latin School of Chicago. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in political communications from George Washington University. J.R. is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and is employed with the Magellan Development Group in Chicago. Theirs will be an October 3rd wedding at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago.

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Also featured in the September 19, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Dennis Lee Photography



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.…