Kendall and Jennifer Hoskins of Great Bend, and Jack and Ann Metzger of Topeka announce the engagement of their children, Kendra Hoskins and Kyle Metzger. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Jim and Barbara Hoskins, Patricia Gerstenkorn, all of Great Bend and the late LeRoy Gerstenkorn. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Freda Metzger of Topeka, the late Warren Metzger and the late Duane and Gloria Fruechting.
Dan Altman of Orlando, Fla. and Kristine Mathers Altman of Maitland, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Staci Altman, to Steve Nekic, son of Debbi and Frank Nekic of St. Joseph, Mich. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Darlene Mathers of Great Bend, and the late Robert R. Mathers.
Jake Ward of Great Bend and Kim Ward of Ellinwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Ward, to Joseph Broz, son of Pamela Salmans of Hartford City, Ind. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Dean and Judy Sateren of Ellinwood, Mary Ward of Great Bend, and the late Larry Ward. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Nolan and Janice Salmans of Hanston.
Mr. and Mrs. Rick and Cathy Thompson of Coffeyville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Thompson, to Benjamin Scheck, son of Mr. and Mrs. John and Elaine Meyer and Mr. Thomas Scheck of Great Bend.
J.J. and Tammy O'Connor of Smolan, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie O'Connor, of Salina, to Justin Malbrough, of Salina, son of Marilyn Malbrough of Great Bend and the late Larry Malbrough.
Michael Miller and Kristen Cook announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Mickey and Lanise Cook of Abilene and Tim and Kathy Miller of Great Bend. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Floyd and Thelma Longenecker of Abilene. The prospective groom is the grandson of Delbert and Norma Tunks of Great Bend.
Ashley Schneider and Leland Tidball announce their engagement along with their parents. The bride-elect is the daughter of Collene Schneider of Susank and Larry Schneider of Olmitz. The prospective groom is the son of Charles Tidball of Hoisington
Norbert and Cheri Moeder, of La Crosse, announce the engagement of their daughter Jordan Larra, to Rickie William Dadds, son of Ronald Lindsey of Virginia Beach, Va. and Debra Lindsey of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Roya Zimmerman of La Crosse and the late Larry Zimmerman, and Emma Moeder of Hays, and the late William Moeder. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Paul Kruse of Ocean Springs, Miss. and the late Mildred Kruse.