Social Circles

Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Anderson!

Nuptial  
Molly Kathleen Barnthouse and Robert James Anderson were married on September 27th at Catholic Church of the Ascension. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Ralph Barnthouse of Leawood. She 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. Her groom is the son of Reverend and Mrs. James Aden Anderson of Deephaven, Minnesota. Bobby is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Rapp!

Bride’s Book 
Catherine Conness Blair and Andrew Martin Rapp were married on August 2nd at St. John’s United Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen W. Blair of Our Town. She 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. Her groom is the son of Linda Martin Rapp of St. Charles, Missouri, and Mr. Vincent Rapp of Kirkwood, Missouri.

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Anne Elizabeth Tagliaferro

Crib Note
Glad tidings from Lake Forest, Illinois: Anne Elizabeth Tagliaferro was born on October 19th to Brooke and Christopher Tagliaferro. The little beauty joins her big brother Robbie, age 20 months. Anne weighed seven pounds and was 19 and one half inches long. She was born with hazel eyes and dark brown hair.

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Ellen Benson Merriman

2015 Jewel Ball Chairman
Ellen Benson Merriman (Mrs. Michael Atha Merriman) will serve as the chairman of the 2015 Jewel Ball, which will be held on June 20th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The Jewel Ball benefits The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kansas City Symphony. Page Branton Reed (Mrs. Bruce Alan Reed) will serve as the vice chairman.

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Congratulations, Rebecca & Scott!

Engagement 
Reverend and Mrs. Frank Eschmann of Topeka are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Kathleen Eschmann, to Scott Christopher Jackson, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Roger Jackson of Prairie Village. Becky is a graduate of Shawnee Heights High School. She earned a bachelor of social work degree from The University of Kansas and a master of social work degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Sitomer!

Nuptial
Emily Ruth Partin and Alexander Mason Sitomer were married on August 9th in Beaver Creek, Colorado. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Earl Partin of McMinnville, Tennessee. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bill Evins Hendrixson and the late Mr. and Mrs. Roy Elbert Partin. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Andrew Sitomer of Leawood. He is the grandson of Mrs. David Warren Lewis of St. Joseph, Missouri, and the late Mr. Lewis and Mrs.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Murphy!

Nuptial
Mallory Anne Mahoney and Sean Patrick Murphy were married on May 3rd at the Silver Strand State Beach on Coronado Island, California. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Edward Mahoney of La Jolla, California, and formerly of Our Town. She is the granddaughter of Jerre Clark Steenhof of Our Town and the late Mr. Alvin Steenhof and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward John Mahoney. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Michael Murphy of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Roman!

Nuptial
McKenzie Lee Mahoney and David Harrison Roman were married on September 20th at The University Club in New York, New York. McKenzie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Edward Mahoney of La Jolla, California, and formerly of Our Town. She is the granddaughter of Jerre Clark Steenhof of Our Town and the late Mr. Alvin Steenhof and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward John Mahoney. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Samuel Roman of Stamford, Connecticut.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Nelson!

Bride’s Book 
Kyle Elizabeth Kilroy and Joel Anthony Nelson were married on August 9th at Country Club United Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Terrence Kilroy of Our Town. Kyle is the granddaughter of Mrs. Dan Edward Maurin of Kansas City, Kansas, and the late Mr. Maurin and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Muir Kilroy. Her groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Garth Nelson of Fort Collins, Colorado. Joel is the grandson of Mrs.

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Congratulations, Stephane & Christopher!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. David Rall Bradley, Jr. of St. Joseph, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephane Suzanne Bradley, to Christopher Philip Cooch, the son of Maralyn Patricia Cooch of Surrey, England, and Mr. John Edward Cooch of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. James Russell Bocell, Sr. of St. Joseph and the late Mrs. Bocell and Mrs. David Rall Bradley, Sr. of Palm City, Florida, and the late Mr. Bradley.

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