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Congratulations, Kelsey & Teddy!

Dr. and Mrs. John Leonard Joliff of Auburn, Kansas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Kelsey Elizabeth Joliff, to Theodore Martin Fields, son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip James Fields of Westwood, Kansas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ferdinand Wieck of Mattoon, Illinois, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Richard Joliff of Decatur, Illinois. Kelsey is a graduate of Washburn Rural High School in Topeka, Kansas. She earned a doctor of pharmacy degree from The University of Kansas. A member of Pi Beta Phi sorority, Kelsey is employed with Walgreens in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Her groom-elect is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin J. Martin and the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold James Fields. Teddy is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. He earned a finance degree from The University of Kansas and is a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. Teddy is employed with The Scoular Company in Minneapolis. Theirs will be an October 24th wedding at Country Club Christian Church.

Also featured in the June 13, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Jolie Barnhart


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…