Archive for Wednesday, January 3, 2001


January 3, 2001

Kelly Ann Neis, Eudora, and Gregory Allen Knipp, Tonganoxie, were married Nov. 17, 2000, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Eudora, with the Rev. John Pilcher officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Kim Neis, Eudora. The groom is the son of Cathy Cain, Tonganoxie.

Kris Overcash was matron of honor. Scott Owens was best man. Kari Neis was bridesmaid. Tony Strunk was groomsman. Kody Overcash was ring bearer. Chad Hunsaker escorted the ring bearer. He was also an usher and lector.

Joshua and Jill Abel were vocalists. Nanette Kraus was organist. Brian Harris and Craig Harris were servers. Jessa Stein was guest book attendant.

A reception was held at Shoemaker's Reception Center in Tonganoxie. Reception table attendants were Shonna Warrington, Meta Woodward and Katie Miller.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Eudora High School. She is an assistant manager in the receiving department at Weaver's Department Store in Lawrence.

The groom, a 1996 graduate of Tonganoxie High School, is an electrician for Mid-Land Electric, where he is completing his second-year apprenticeship.

The couple live in Tonganoxie.

Vicki Parks and Jay Schalansky, both of Topeka, were married Sept. 23, 2000, at Osborne Memorial Chapel in Baldwin with Wallace Proctor officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Winnie Groshong, Tonganoxie. The groom is the son of James and Janet Schalansky, Topeka.

Mindi Lux was matron of honor, and Ben Abbo was best man.

A reception was held at the Lawrence Visitors Center.

The bride is a graduate of Tonganoxie High School. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and is an associate editor at Capper's Magazine in Topeka.

The groom is a graduate of Topeka West High School. He holds a bachelor's degree in environmental science from Baker University. He is an environmental technician at Terracon Consultants Inc., Topeka.

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