Greg and Kim Schenk of Great Bend announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Schenk, to Jace Smith, son of Craig and Kari Smith of Great Bend. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Bernard and MaryJo Schenk and Paul and Trella Berscheidt, all of Great Bend. Grandparents of the prospective groom are George and Shirley Shelton and PD and Fritzie Smith, all of Great Bend.
Marty and Kathy Chacon will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on June 7 at St. Patrick's Parish center. Hosts for the event will be their children and their spouses, Paula and Brian Hogan of Sammanish, Wash., Chris and Kim Chacon and Jeanine and Greg Goodner, all of Wichita, and Debbie and Kent Shank of Hutchinson. Friends and family are invited to attend.
Brent and Marilyn Rensch of Great Bend will celebrate their 40th anniversary on May 22. A surprise party was held on May 10, in Wichita, hosted by their daughters, Amber Brokar and husband Jeremy of Bel Aire and Megan Appelhans and husband Jarod, of Wichita. They have three grandchildren, Madison and Caden Brokar and Emma Appelhans. A trip to Hawaii with family is planned for a later date.
Gene and Mary Ann Mazouch, of Great Bend, will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on May 11 at the CPI Annex building, 1809 24th Street in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be their sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Julie, Michael and Lindsay, Greg, Stephen and Teresa, and Matthew, and their eight grandchildren, all of Great Bend. Friends and family are invited to attend.
Clinton and Leona Kuhn will celebrate their 60th anniversary with their family. Leona Weigel and Clinton Kuhn were united in marriage on May 3, 1954, at St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria. They have four children, Jed and Paula Kuhn, Brad and Janet Kuhn and Doug Kuhn, all of Great Bend and Craig Kuhn of Kansas City, Mo.