Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Ralph Barnthouse of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly Kathleen Barnthouse, to Robert James Anderson, the son of Reverend and Mrs. James Aden Anderson of Deephaven, Minnesota. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Thomas Auten of Paola, Kansas, and the late Mr. Auten and Mrs. James Barnthouse of Winfield, Kansas, and the late Mr. Barnthouse. Molly is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School.
Emma Lodder and her family recently adopted Mr. Wilson from Great Plains SPCA’s I Like Big Mutts…and Cats Adoption event. Emma enjoys snuggling with Mr.
Class of 2014
Join us in our proud send-off to the Class of 2014. We wish the best to these fantastic students as they start their exciting journeys around the country this fall.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Burton Jensen of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elisabeth Jane Jensen, to James Marshall Leonard, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Allen Leonard of Denver, Colorado. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Welty Stewart of Prairie Village and Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Jensen, Jr. of Prairie Village. Betsy is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She was a Jewel Ball debutante in 2008.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dowling McLiney of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Lux McLiney, to John Delbert “J.D.” Selby, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Alan Selby of Akron, Ohio. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mary Ann Schwantes of Roseville, Minnesota, the late Mr. John Lux and Mr. and Mrs. George McLiney of Our Town. Libby is a graduate of St. Teresa’s Academy.
Kristina Klug has been a familiar face on the Country Club Plaza for 16 years. With a 22 year professional background that includes Mister Guy, Ralph Lauren, Harold’s, and Tiffany & Co., Kristina has recently selected VanBrock to continue her career in luxury retail. Kristina chose VanBrock because she believes it provides an exclusive experience to discerning customers.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen W. Blair of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Conness Blair, to Andrew Martin Rapp, the son of Linda Martin Rapp of St. Charles, Missouri, and Mr. Vincent Rapp of St. Charles, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Palmer of Jefferson City, Missouri, the late Mr. Robert E. Dallmeyer, Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles David Blair. Catherine is a graduate of North Kansas City High School.
One is Fun!
Hannah Leigh Harris, born May 8, 2013, celebrated her first birthday on Mother’s Day. Proud parents Denise and Welsh Harris hosted a festive brunch at Kirkwood Circle. Hannah’s family, including grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Marcel Bollier, Mrs. Phillip Stephen Harris and great-grandmother, Mrs. André Bollier, enjoyed quiche, chicken salad, cheese, fruit, and Andre’s delicious vanilla cake. The birthday girl loves music and dances with a wild wiggle.
It was a fabulous 50th birthday celebration for Louise Meyers on May 16th at her store, Pryde’s. Family and friends enjoyed a delicious breakfast, shared special memories and took lots of pictures. Happy Birthday, Louise!
Also featured in the June 14th issue of The Independent
Louise Meyers displayed her beautiful birthday cake.
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Edward Bear of Chesterfield, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Marie Bear, to Adam Joseph Brown, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Edward Brown of Overland Park. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Gene William Farthing of Springfield, Missouri, and the late Dr. Farthing and the late Dr. and Mrs. David Eli Bear. Kat is a graduate of Westminster Christian Academy in St. Louis, Missouri.