Social Circles

Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Rau!

Linda Ann Howard and Matthew Stephen Rau were married on April 8th at Village Presbyterian Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Kent Howard of Prairie Village. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Charles Jensen, Jr., also of Prairie Village, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Leroy Howard. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Bouchard and Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Henderson Rau, all of St. Louis, Missouri. He is the grandson of Mrs. Walter Haessig of St.

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Congratulations, Allison & Code!

Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Leroy Nelson of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Allison Lesta Nelson, to Code Lee Williams, the son of Brenda Lee Williams of Amarillo, Texas, and Mr. Glen Michael Williams of Fort Towson, Oklahoma. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Herman Darrell Hale of Overland Park and the late Mr. Hale, and Dr. and Mrs. Dallas Leroy Nelson of Wakefield, Kansas. Her groom-elect is the grandson of Mrs.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Hanes!

Lyndse Elle Bortnick and Prentice James Hanes were married in Antibes, France. The bride is the daughter of Connie Kimble Rhoden and Mr. Benjamin David Bortnick of Our Town. Lyndse is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Lee Kimble, Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Bortnick of Prairie Village and the late Linda Fox Bortnick. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Barnds Hanes of Mission Hills. Prentice is the grandson of Mrs. James McDaniels of Independence, Missouri, and the late Mr.

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Congratulations, Lucy & Samuel!

Patricia Elbel of Overland Park and Donald R. Elbel, Jr. of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lucy Jane Elbel, to Samuel Robert Salem, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Salem of Maple Grove, Minnesota. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Charles O’Connor and the late Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Elbel. Her groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. Robert Loberg of St. Paul, Minnesota, and the late Mrs. Loberg and Mrs.

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Congratulations, Jacquelyn & David!

Mr. and Mrs. Myron William Haith of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacquelyn Andrea Steeves Haith, to David Oliver Smart V, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Perkins Love, Jr. of Leawood and Mr. Christopher Smart of Prairie Village. Jacquelyn is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Herbert Steeves of Skowhegan, Maine, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Haith. Jacquelyn is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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