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Stiens — Murrell
Jessa Kathryn Stiens and Robert Benjamin Murrell

Kirby and Rosemary Stiens of Conception Junction, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessa Kathryn Stiens, to Robert Benjamin Murrell, son of  Robert and Jina Murrell of Ellsworth.  Robert is the grandson of the late Lee and Janice Sr. Bieberle of Claflin.  

The bride-elect is a 2016 graduate of Kansas State University (KSU) with a bachelor of science degree in family studies and human services.  She is also a 2019 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a master’s degree in speech-language pathology. She is employed as a speech-language pathologist at Line Creek Elementary in Kansas City, Mo.

The prospective groom is a 2016 graduate of KSU with a bachelor of science degree in biology. He is a third-year medical student at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Mo. He is also attending Rockhurst University, working towards a master’s of business administration degree in healthcare leadership.   

The wedding is planned for Dec. 28, 2019, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Kansas City, Mo.