Social Circles

Congratulations, Frances & Andrew!

Mr. and Mrs. James Nicholas Clay of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Frances Read Clay, to Andrew Iain Spitsnogle, the son of Jill Wylie Paton of Prairie Village and Steven Walter Spitsnogle of Overland Park. Frances is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hagaman Benners of Dallas, Texas, the late Mr. Daniel John Shea and the late Mr. and Mrs. George Harry Clay. She is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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Congratulations, Molly & Brett!

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald L. Rappold of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly Lynn Rappold, to Brett Kenneth Miller, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Robert Miller II of Leawood. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Curtis of Mission Hills and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Rappold of Merriam. Molly is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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Crib Note – Daisy Leone Selman

A darling baby girl named Daisy Leone Selman arrived on July 17th to proud parents Daisy and Andrew Selman. She joins her big brother Noah, age three. Delighted grand parents are Mr. and Mrs. John MacDonald and Mr. and Mrs. Michael O’Boyle. Daisy is the fifth generation Daisy on her mother’s side. She is named for her mother, Daisy MacDonald Selman, her grandmother, Daisy Park MacDonald, her great aunt, Daisy Hoffman Crouch, and her great, great aunt, Daisy Hoffman Johntz.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Church!

Hillary Ann Franke and Richard John Lester Church were married on June 20th at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stephen Franke of Prairie Village. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Whitmer and the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Joseph Franke. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas Gentry III of Tucson, Arizona. He is the grandson of Mrs. James Wilson Lester of Tucson and the late Mr. Lester.

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Congratulations Katherine & Daniel!

Katherine Baker and Daniel Nelson were married on October 10th at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Baker, Jr., of Our Town. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Morton Nelson of St. Joseph, Missouri.
The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted an elegant rehearsal dinner at The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a beautiful reception at The Kansas City Country Club.

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