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Congratulations, Lauren & Peter!

Mary Beth Bavitz and Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Bruce Bavitz, all of Lincoln, Nebraska, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Bavitz, to Peter James Fields, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip James Fields of Westwood, Kansas. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Lincoln East High School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in law, politics, and society and rhetoric from Drake University and a juris doctor from The University of Kansas School of Law. Lauren is employed with Margie Wakefield Law in Lawrence, Kansas.

Her groom-elect is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. Peter was a Jewel Ball escort in 2007. He earned a bachelor of science degree in business and finance from The University of Kansas. A member of Delta Upsilon fraternity, Peter was a BOTAR escort in 2015. He is employed with Great Range Capital in Mission Woods, Kansas. Theirs will be a July 27th wedding at The Abbott in Kansas City, Missouri.

Also featured in March 2, 2019 issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Catherine Rhodes


Crib Note – Peyton Bramanti Thompson

A pink bundle of joy named Peyton Bramanti Thompson arrived on March 13th. The little beauty weighed seven pounds, four ounces, and was 20 and 1/2 inches long. Peyton has…

Congratulations, Abigail & Mark!

Laura Weber Lutz of Mission Hills, Kansas, and Mr. Michael Lutz of Leawood, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Abigail Kathleen Lutz, to Mark Allan Silverwood,…

Congratulations, Jessica & Charles!

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen James Campbell of Palm Harbor, Florida, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Ann Campbell, to Charles William Hinde, the son of Mr.…

Crib Note – Benton Henry Blazar

Ask Sophie Uhlmann Blazar, age six, and Paul William Blazar, age 1-1/2, “What’s new?” and they’ll tell you, “Our baby brother!” Brown-eyed, brown-haired Benton Henry Blazar was born on March…