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Congratulations, Maggie & Boston!

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Curran McLiney of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Anne McLiney, to Boston Dean Stiverson, the son of Allison Lynn Byer of Douglass, Kansas, and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Lynn Stiverson of Wichita, Kansas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Joseph Marnett and Mr. and Mrs. George Joseph McLiney, all of Kansas City. Maggie is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School. She attended the University of Arkansas and earned a bachelor of arts degree in education from Rockhurst University. Maggie is a BOTAR, class of 2017, and a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. She is employed with Brookside Charter School in Kansas City. 

Her groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. Glenn Douglas Byer of Derby, Kansas, and the late Mrs. Byer, and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Dean Cox of Preston, Kansas. Boston is a graduate of Andover Central High School in Andover, Kansas. He received a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice and communications from Kansas State University. Boston is careering with Aerotek in Overland Park, Kansas. Theirs will be a June 8th wedding at Visitation Church in Kansas City. 

Also featured in the October 27, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Nicki Griffith


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