marriage reported Salina Journal
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Closs (BarbraFalta) Falta-Closs Barbra Falta and James R. Closs were united in marriage Jan. 3 at the Salina Country Club, District Judge David Knudson officiating. Parents of the couple are Dr. and Mrs. Robert J. Falta, 13 Red Fox Lane, and the late Clara Blevins, formerly of Los Angeles. Honor attendants were Mrs. Marion Frayer of Belton, Mo., and Ira "D." Allen Jr. of McKinney, Texas. Also attending the couple was Katie Falta of Overland Park. A reception followed. The bride graduated from Salina High School and received bachelor's degrees from Wichita State University and East Central University of Ada, Okla. She is a production coordinator for Marketing Communications Inc., Lenexa. The bridegroom attended El Caituno Community College in Tor- ranee, Calif. He is a district service center manager for Mueller Co., Overland Park, and is to become a regional manager in March at the home office in Decatur, 111. The couple now are at home at 9604 W. 118th Terrace, No. 1, Overland Park. They plan to move March 1 to Decatur.