Social Circles

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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Congratulations, Lindsay & Niles!

Mr. Martin and Dr. Lucinda Vogtsberger of Columbus, Ohio, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Sears Vogtsberger, to Niles Ericsson Jager, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Thor Jager of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Henry Vogtsberger of Bowling Green, Ohio, and the late Dr. Vogtsberger and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Phillips. Lindsay is a graduate of The Wellington School in Columbus, Ohio.

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Crib Note – Boden Kendall Schoenthaler

A darling baby boy named Boden Kendall Schoenthaler arrived on November 10th to proud parents Kimberly Wilkerson and Chad Schoenthaler of Fairway. Bode joins his big sister Emmaline Elise, age four. This young fellow weighed eight pounds, one ounce and was 20 inches long. Bode has blue eyes and brown hair. His grandparents are Adrienne and Steve Melcher of Prairie Village, Pat and Terry Schoenthaler of Ellis, Kansas, and the late Bill Wilkerson.

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Crib Note – Thomas Richard Maughan

A blue bundle of joy named Thomas Richard Maughan was born on September 2nd to proud parents Lacey and Kevin Maughan of Telluride, Colorado. Thomas weighed eight pounds, three ounces and was 21 inches long. He has blue eyes and blond hair. Thomas’ delighted grandparents are Ginger and Dick Owen of Mission Hills and Susan and Gary Maughan of Overland Park.

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