Engagements (June 9, 2010)

Kelley, Burr to wed July 31 in Kinsley

Danielle Kelley and Brian Burr of Kinsley announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

Parents of the couple are Michael and Deborah Donovan of Kinsley; Kevin Kelley of Oklahoma and Douglas and Janel Burr of Kensley.

Grandparents are Marvin and Elfrieda Funk of Hillsboro; Homer and Bonnie Pikes of Oklahoma; Elred and Esther Burkhart of Hutchinson and the late Myron and Elizabeth Burr.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Hillsboro High School and Fort Hays State University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

The groom-elect is a graduate of Kinsley High School and North Central Technical College. He is employed in farming.

Their wedding is planned for July 31 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Kinsley.


Wiens, Monson plan August wedding

Emery and Donna Wiens of Topeka announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Mae, to Anthony Craig Monson, son of Craig and Monica Monson of White Bear Lake, Minn.

The bride-to-be earned her bachelor of arts degree from Tabor College in 2008 with majors in physical education, strength and conditioning and athletic training.

She is a certified athletic trainer and has completed the first year in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Wichita State University.

The groom-elect received his bachelor?s degree from Tabor College in 2006 with majors in physical education, recreation, health and teaching, and a master?s degree from Emporia State University in health, physical education, and recreation in 2009.

He is the sports information director and assistant men?s basketball coach at Tabor College in Hillsboro.

The couple met while she was a student athletic trainer and he was JV basketball coach at Tabor.

The groom-elect proposed to his fiancee prior to a Tabor basketball game on Dec. 5, 2009, a surprise to many who attended, especially her.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Paul and Darlene Wiens of Topeka, Kansas, and of Donald and Geneva Turnquist of Lindsborg, Kansas.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Nick and Marce Mazur of St. Paul, Minn., and of Elizabeth Monson of Shoreview, Minn.

An Aug. 1 wedding is planned at Topeka Bible Church in Topeka.


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