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Amelia Rose

Happy First Birthday!
Amelia Rose Krigel turned one on October 10th. Her parents are Stephanie and Jeff Krigel of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and she is the granddaughter of Gayle and Bruce Krigel of Our Town and Norma Duran of Jerome, Idaho. Amelia’s favorite foods are bananas, watermelon and ice cream. She loves her dog, Dusty, a 70 pound, 10-year-old Terrier Labrador Retriever straight out of Little Orphan Annie.

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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. 
Also featured in the January 10th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  David Riffel

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Congratulations, Rebecca & Scott!

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!

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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