The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on January 28, 1996 · Page 12
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 12

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, January 28, 1996
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I B2 SUNDAY, JANAURY 28, 1996 LIFE THE SAUNA JOURNA^y Ryan Knopp Lolly Robinson Robinson-Knopp OTTAWA — Al and Laura Huggard of Ottawa and James Robinson of Craig, Colo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lolly Sue Robinson, to Ryan Christopher Knopp, son of Shawni and John Sheets of Chapman and Rod and Bev Knopp of Salina. The future bride studies toward a bachelor's degree in microbiology at the University of Kansas. She works at the United Methodist Church in Lawrence. Her fiance is a May candidate' for graduation from KU with a bachelor's degree in psychology. He plans this fall to attend KU's School of Medicine and also works at the United Methodist Church. They plan to be married June 15 at the church where they work. Debbie Naylor Troy Marseline Naylor-Marseline Roger and Betty Naylor, 2757 Melanie Lane, Salina» announce the engagement of theic daughter, Debbie, to Troy Marseline, son of Mike and Joyce Fitzpatrick of San Jose, Calif. . . The bride-elect, a Salina South High School graduate, received a bachelor's degree in social work and sociology from Bethany College. She is training coordinator at United Methodist Youthville Inc. The future groom, a graduate of Pioneer High School, San Jose, attended West Valley Community College, Saratoga, Calif.,, and received a bachelor's degree/in physical education from Kansas Wesleyan University: He works at Sacred Heart Junior-Senior High School. Their wedding is set for 4 p.m. June 29. James Ryan Lisa Hoelscher Hoelscher-Ryan BUSHTON — Eugene and Shirley Hoelscher announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Ann, to James Thomas Ryan, son of Mary Ryan of New Cambria. The bride-elect, a graduate of Quivira Heights High School, received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Fort Hays State University. She teaches and coaches in the Claflin public schools. The future groom graduated from Solomon High School and received a master's degree in 'agriculture education from Kansas State University. He is a vocational agriculture teacher, coach and athletic director for the Claflin public schools. Their wedding is set June 1 at the Salem United Methodist Church in rural Bushton. Carolyn Hobson Jeremy Anguiano Hobson-Anguiano CARLTON — Lee and Gloria Hobson announce the engagement of their daughter, Carolyn S., to Jeremy S. Anguiano, son of Joseph "Ben" and Debbie Anguiano of Abilene. The future bride graduated from Chapman High School and Salina Area Vocational-Technical School, where she studied clerical procedures. She works for W. Rex Lorson, attorney, Salina. The prospective bridegroom also graduated from Chapman High and Salina Area Vo-Tech, where he studied commercial art. He plans to study criminal justice this fall at Hutchinson Community College. He works at Central Plastics Inc., McPherson. The Emmanuel Church in Abilene is to be the scene of their 2 p.m. ceremony April 20. Roger Moss Kayla Johnson ; Johnson-Moss Salihans Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hoeffner and Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Johnspn, Ozark, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Elizabeth, to Roger Elaine Moss, son of Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Moss, Berryton. The bride-elect, a Salina Central High School graduate, received a bachelor's degree in early childhood development from Washburn University. She works at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Preschool, Topeka. The future groom graduated from Shawnee Heights High School and received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Washburn. He is a registered nurse at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Topeka. Their wedding is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Highland Park United Methodist Church, Topeka. Patrick Rellly Molly McGannon McGannon-Reilly BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Molly Ann McGannon and Patrick Michael Reilly announce their en* gagement. . Their parents are Rose Ann McGannon of Concordia, Kan., the , late Paul B. McGannon and Mike and Nadine Reilly of Ferndale, u Wash. ; The future bride graduated from Concordia High School and: • Cloud County Community College and received a marketing degree-,, from Kansas State University. ,: She works at Sears, Bellingham. Her fiance, a Ferndale High .•• graduate, served in the US Army. ..,•• He attends Whatcom Community _, College and plans to major in sec- ;. ondary education at Western Washington University, Bellingham. £: They plan to marry June 29 at ;,. the Our Lady of Perpetual Help ,, Catholic Church in Concordia. ' Janice Nipper Darin Vance Nipper-Vance Salinans James and Roberta Cogar, 1015 N. llth, announce the engagement of their daughter, Janice Marie Nipper, to Darin Gene Vance, son of Ron and Janny Vance, 2016 Kenny, and Shelley Buchanan of Springdale, Ark. The bride-elect graduated from Tescott High School. Her fiance graduated from Salina South High School. The couple plan to exchange wedding vows May 25 at the First Church of the Nazarene, Salina. Brian Jennings Lori Howie Howie-Jennings ABILENE — Alfred and Wilma Howie announce the engagement of their daughter, Lori Ann, to Brian Westley Jennings, son of Lawrence and Lila Jennings of Jennings and Judy and Lee Pious- sard of Oberlin. The bride-elect graduated from Chapman High School, attended South Plains College, Levellend, Texas, and graduated from Brown Mackie College. She is a medical transcriptionist. Her fiance attended Oberlin High School and graduated from St. John's Military School. He works for Brown and Brown Construction, Salina. They are to exchange marriage vows at 5 p.m. Feb. 24 at the First United Methodist Church, Abilene. T HANDLING THE MONEY Chris Bielefeld Tisha Sader Sader-Bielefeld HILLSBORO — Lyal and Julie Sa'der announce the engagement of their daughter, Tisha Dawn, to Chris Darin Bielefeld, son of Raymond and Janet Bielefeld of Hope. The bride-to-be attended Kansas State University and now majors in accounting at Tabor College, Hillsboro, where she » works as a data entry operator and accounting clerk. Her fiance received a bachelor's degree in agricultural business at Fort Hays State University. ' He is assistant manager at Collingwood Grain in Longford. They have chosen June 1 as the date of their wedding at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Tampa. Jennifer Green Darin Brehm Green-Brehm CLAY CENTER — Mr. and Mrs. Mark Green announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lyn, to Darin Dean Brehm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Brehm of Cimarron. The bride-to-be graduated from Clay Center Community High School and received a degree from the University of Kansas. She is a case manager for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Salina. Her fiance, a graduate of Cimarron High School and Colby Community College, is self-employed as a bit and spur maker. The couple plan a March 16 wedding at the Idana Presbyterian Church. Ray Kovar Darla Lightner Lightner-Kovar Salinans Ira and Phyllis Powell, 1818 Haskett, announce the engagement of their daughter, Darla Jane, to Ray Bret Kovar, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray L. Kovar of Grapeland, Texas and Mr. and Mrs. V.R. Cumpton of Perry. The bride-to-be graduated from Salina South High School and Salina Area Vocational-Technical School. She works at Dignity Care Home. Her fiance, a graduate of Dayton (Texas) High School, received an associate's degree in industrial engineering technology from Kansas State University. Their wedding is scheduled at 2:30 p.m. March 9 at the Friendship Center in Salina. William Poppelreiter Shelly O'Toole j* OToole-Poppelreiter £ ARNOLD — Patrick and Janice^ O'Toole announce the engage- "v ment of their daughter, Shelly £ Sue, to William Lee Poppelreiter *> ; son of Clarence and Dee Poppelreiter of Holyrood. *"' The bride-to-be graduated from 1 Trego Community High School, -•; WaKeeney, and Cranford College, Hutchinson. She works for Leisure Hotel Corp. in Hutchinson. The future groom graduated from Quivira Heights High School, Bushton. He works at Cargill Inc., l Hutchinson. They have chosen the Arnold ' United Methodist Church as the scene of their 5 p.m. wedding May 4.' Agree on finances before your wedding Derek Basinger Jennifer Songer Songer-Basinger HAYS — Dr. and Mrs. Herbert L. Songer Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer L., to Derek W. Basinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Basinger of Hays. The bride-elect graduated from Hays High School and Hays Academy of Hair Design. Her fiance, also a Hays High graduate, is assistant manager at Wal-Mart, DeSoto, Mo. An April 20 wedding is planned at the First Presbyterian Church, Hays. Which one of you will do the bill-paying and will you file taxes jointly or separately? By The Associated Press MILWAUKEE — It doesn't come tied up with a bow, but one of the most important packages to consider at wedding time is the long-term financial one. "It may not be as romantic as planning the ultimate reception and honeymoon, but the business side of marriage is something that soon-to-be-marrieds should not neglect," says Joan F. Kessler, a family law attorney with Foley & Lardner in Milwaukee. Agreement about how the marriage will be financially managed is especially important in two-career marriages and for those who have been married before because these people are likely to have accumulated assets, pensions, and houses, she points out. The couple should agree how they will manage their financial affairs not only in the marriage but in the event of divorce, death, or an inheritance. "Open communication is the key. They should discuss what assets each partner brings into the marriage and how long-term and day-to-day economic matters will be handled," Kessler says. These are some items to consider: • Decide how you will file taxes. Kessler advises doing the arithmetic for filing jointly and separately to see which way offers the lowest tax bite. But be aware than each partner will be paying more than when they were single — the "marriage penalty." • Agree about how you'll manage your accounts. Joint accounts are fine if both agree on saving, withdrawals, etc. Also decide if one partner will be handling bill-paying and track finances or if each person will take some responsibility for paying certain bills. • Negotiate agreement about priorities to be set on savings and money to be spent on non-essentials, or "fun" money. This is one .area that's especially prone to disagreement among couples, Kessler says. • Watch out for credit cards, she advises. Young couples living on a shoestring can find card offerings that arrive in the mail almost every day very alluring. Decide how many cards you will have and how you will use them. • Make a will. It may seem premature, but it's important if there is any significant amount of money or assets involved, be- cause a will can minimize the tax bite. It's doubly important if one or both partners have been married before, because obligations from.a previous divorce judgment may have to be factored in. • Decide how you'll handle financial is-il sues, involving children in a second mar? riage. Among considerations are allowances, discipline, child support payments to and from former spouses, and household expenses. Kessler points out that stepparents legally have no obligation to pay bills or make guardianship decisions related to stepchildren. Many of these issues can be ironed out in advance through prenuptial agreements, Kessler says. 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