Sarah Ellen Smart and Bernard Lee Parham were united in matrimony on April 22nd in Kirk Hall at the Kansas City Public Library. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Love of Leawood and Mr. Christopher Smart of Prairie Village. Sarah is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Pachter of Overland Park, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Wang of Prairie Village and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Smart. Her groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Parham of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Chandler Bramanti Hampton and Justin Ross Thompson were married on May 13th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth George Block of Our Town. Chandler is the granddaughter of Mary Florence Bramanti of Santa Fe, New Mexico, the late Dr. Henry Rudolfo Bramanti, Mrs. Allen Jacob Block of Prairie Village, and the late Mr. Block. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ewell Thompson of New Braunfels, Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Wiley Curran of Fairway, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Grace Lane Curran, to Mr. Charles Atlas Ward, the son of Mr. Christopher John Ward of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Page Crowther of Prairie Village, Kansas, and Mr. and Mrs. Desmond Patrick Curran of Mission Hills, Kansas. Gracie is a graduate of Pembark Hill in Kansas City.
Yamina Mechiche of Reims, France, is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Vanessa Lakbachi, to Daniel Steven Howard, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Kent Howard of Prairie Village. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lamri Mechiche. Vanessa is a graduate of Lycée Jean-Jaurés in Reims.
Christine Ashley Ginter and Joseph David Kraemer were married at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Ginter of Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Christine is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary E. Haggerty of Lee’s Summit and Mrs. LeRoy Ginter of Salisbury, Missouri, and the late Mr. Ginter. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kraemer of Blue Springs, Missouri. Joseph is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs.