Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Cochran and Schrick

Don and Peggy Cochran, Basehor, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie R. Cochran, Tonganoxie, to Jason M. Schrick, Tonganoxie, son of Robert and Gloria Schrick, Linwood.
The future bride is employed as a registered nurse at Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan.
She is a 2002 Basehor-Linwood High School graduate.
The future groom is a 2000 Basehor-Linwood High School graduate.
The couple plan a May 5, 2012, wedding in Destin, Fla.

Engagement

Black and Schaber

Jonathan Schaber and Jennifer Black

Debbie and Blaine Smith, Tonganoxie, and David Black, Reading, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter Jennifer Black to Jonathan Schaber, both of Tonganoxie.
The future bride is a 1996 graduate of Culpeper County High School, Culpeper, Va.
The future groom is the son of Debbie and Jim Sutton, Leavenworth, and Fred Schaber, Merriam. He is a 1995 graduate of Tonganoxie High School.
The couple plan an Oct. 15 wedding at Victorian Veranda Country Inn in Lawrence.

Engagement

Holton and Balmer

Lisa Holton and Jon Balmer

Terrence and Louis Holton, Tonganoxie, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Holton, Shawnee, to Jon Balmer, Shawnee, son of Glenn and Anne Balmer, Spring Hill.
The future bride is a 2006 Pittsburg State University graduate with a degree in management and marketing and a 2003 Tonganoxie High School graduate. She works as a hair stylist in Overland Park.
The future groom is a 2001 graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in print journalism and a 1996 graduate of Blue Valley High School.
He works for GAF as a territory manager.
The couple plan a Sept. 3, 2011, wedding at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie.
A reception will take place after the wedding at the historic Mission Theatre in downtown Mission.

Engagement

Holton and Balmer

Engagement

Miller and Bergman

Andrew Miller and Stephanie Bergman

Fred and Gayle Bergman, Leavenworth, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Gayle Bergman, Leavenworth, to Andrew Ross Miller, Tonganoxie, the son of Ken and Tammy Miller, Tonganoxie.
The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Leavenworth High School and a 2009 graduate of Mid America Nazarene University, with a major in graphic design. She currently is as an art director for New Creature, in Rogers, Ark.
Her maternal grandparents are John and Evie Stiglemire, Leavenworth, and Landon and Pat Kirk, Gladstone, Mo.
Her paternal grandparents are the late August Bergman and Dixie Bergman, Lansing.
The future groom is a 2003 graduate of Tonganoxie High School and a 2008 graduate of Mid America Nazarene University with a major in business administration. He has been employed by BNSF Logistics, Springdale, Ark., for the past three years.
Andrew's maternal grandparents are John and Betty Grasso, Tonganoxie, and his paternal grandparents are the late Donald Miller and Marie Miller, Pittsburg.
The couple plan a Sept. 24, 2011, wedding at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Leavenworth.
Their home will be in Fayetteville, Ark.