The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on January 26, 1986 · Page 12
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Engagements The Salina Journal Sunday, January 26,1986 Page 12 Maleah Roe Craig Woodson Patricia Coder Gregory McAdams Lisene Michel Howard Garey Heidi Gardiner Keith Eschliman Michelle Ranich TimFrederking Kathy O'Connor TreyHanchett KalynnStirn C.Scott Mueller Shawn Crews Shannon Nix Roe-Woodson DOWNS — Mr. and Mrs. Gary Roe announce the engagement of their daughter, Maleah Gay, to Craig Scott ' Woodson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Woodson of Hutchinson. . The bride-elect is a May candidate "for a bachelor's degree in business education from Fort Hays State ^University. Her sorority is Sigma •Sigma Sigma. The prospective bridegroom, whose fraternity is Sigma Chi, majors in public relations at FHSU. • A July 19 wedding is planned at the Downs United Methodist Church. Coder-McAdams INDEPENDENCE — Mr. and «Mrs. Nelson L. Coder announce the .-engagement of their daughter, Patricia Ann, to Gregory Todd McAd- jjams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. •"McAdams of 2012 Norton, Salina. The bride-elect, a graduate of In«dependence High School, received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Washburn University of Topeka, where she was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority. She is a regeistered nurse at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. Her fiance graduated from Salina South High School and received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Kansas State University. He is a public accountant with Alexander Grant & Co. Certified Public Accountants, Wichita. A July 5 wedding is planned at the First United Methodist Church. Michel-Garey DOWNS — Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Michel announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisette, to Howard Garey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Garey of Downs. The bride-elect attends Downs High School and works at Montgomery Inn. Her fiance, a Downs High and North Central Kansas Area Voca- tional-Technical School graduate in bricklaying, works at Tetlow Grain and farms with his father. A June 7 wedding in Las Vegas, Nev., is planned. Gardiner-Eschliman Mr. and Mrs. Gordon A. Gardiner of Salina announce the engagement of their daughter, Heidi A., to Keith D. Eschliman, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Larre Eschliman of Minneapolis. The bride-elect, a graduate of South High School, received a bachelor's degree from Fort Hays State University and is currently enrolled in the master's program at the University of Kansas. She is a special education teacher in Hutchinson. Her fiance graduated from Gothenberg, Neb., High School and received a bachelor's degree from Hastings College, Hastings, Neb. He works for Social Security, Hutchinson. A June 7 wedding is planned in Hutchinson. Ranich-Frederking WICHITA - Joan Lea Ranich and Larry David Ranich announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Renee, to Tim D. Frederking, son of Delbert D. and Marilyn M. Frederking of Salina. The bride-elect, a Wichita High School North graduate, has a travel/ tourism degree from Cloud County Community College, Concordia. Her future husband graduated from Salina South High School and has an associate's degree from CCCC. He is video manager at Del's TV and Tape Center, Salina. The wedding will be Sept. 20 in Salina. O'Connor-Hanchett Mr. and Mrs. Wilford O'Connor, Rt. 3, Salina, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathy, to Trey Hanchett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Hanchett, 800 W. State St. The bride-to-be graduated from Sacred Heart High School and Brown Mackie College. She works at Midwest Business Machines Inc. Her fiance, a Central High School graduate, works at the School Specialty Print Shop. The wedding will occur May 3 at St. Mary, Queen of the Universe Catholic Church. Stirn-Mueller Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stirn of 2102 Edward announce the engagement of their daughter, Kalynn Renee, to C. Scott Mueller, son of Charles Mueller of Kingman and the late Mary Ann Mueller. The bride-elect, a South High School graduate, attended Kansas State University and is a May candidate for a degree from the University of Kansas School of Nursing. Her sorority is Pi Beta Phi. She works at Trinity Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. Her fiance graduated from Kingman High School and Kansas State University with degrees in business and economics. His fraternity is' Sigma Phi Epsilon. He works for Dow Chemical USA, Sacramento, Calif. A May 24 wedding is planned at St. John's Lutheran Church. Crews-Nix DENTON, Texas — Bill and Marilyn Crews announce the engagement of their daughter, Shawn Marie, to Shannon Dale Nix, son of Dois and Gloria Nix of Sedan. The bride-elect graduated from Salina South High School and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas and a master's degree from North Texas State University, Denton. She is an assistant administrator at Presbyterian Village North, Dallas. Her fiance, a graduate of Sedan High. School, received a bachelor's degree in computer science from KU. He is a programmer at Docutel- Olivetti, Dallas. An April 5 wedding is planned at the Highland Baptist Church, Dallas. Brides Karen WUcox Kelley Friend Mary Diedrick Robert Papish Jr. Debbie Windholz Doug Bolen Stephanie Asbridge Eugene Tauer Christine Newell Scott Robertson . Wilcox-Friend £, WICHITA — Eugenia Wilcox announces the engagement of her daughter, Karen Kay, to Kelley '^Larue Friend, son of Mr. and Mrs. ™Oale Friend, 2306 Brookwood Lane, Salina. The bride-to-be, a Wichita High "School West graduate, attends ... Kansas Wesleyan. She is a licensed practical nurse at White Cross Nursing Center, rural Smolan. The prospective bridegroom graduated from Salina Central High ™ School and Hutchinson Community College. He is produce manager at £ Ashton's West, Salina. The wedding will be March 29 at the Trinity United Methodist Church, ... Salina. UK im • I Diedrick-Papish » TESCOTT — Irene and Dick Died' rick, Rt. 1, announce the engagement ,.. of their daughter, Mary Beth, to ™ Robert Papish Jr., son of Judy and Robert Papish Sr. of Greeley, Colo. The bride-to-be graduated from Tescott High School and majors in psychology at Kansas Wesleyan. She works at the Presbyterian Manor. Her fiance, a Greeley West High School graduate, majors in business communication at KW. The wedding will be June 21 at St. Mary, Queen of the Universe Catholic Church, Salina. Windholz-Bolen Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Windholz, 830 Plaza Drive, announce the engagement of their daughter, Debbie, to Doug Bolen, son of Maxine Bolen of 805 N. Ninth, and the late Fred Bolen. The bride-to-be graduated from Sacret Heart High School, the Salina Area Vocational-Technical School and the McPherson School of Practical Nursing. She is a nurse at Asbury Hospital. Her fiance, a Central High School and Salina Area Vo-Tech graduate, works at Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. The wedding will be July 12 at St. Mary, Queen of the Universe Catholic Church. Asbridge-Tauer Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Asbridge of 1124 State Street announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Frances, to Eugene Gerard Tauer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Tauer, Aurora, Colo. The bride-to-be, a graduate of Sacred Heart High School and drum's Beauty College, Manhattan, works at the Salina Public Library. Her fiance graduated from Mullen High School in Denver, Colo., and Marymount College with a degree in business administration. He is an admissions counselor at Marymount. The wedding will occur April 26 at the Marymount Chapel. Newell-Robertson BELOIT — Mr. and Mrs. Norman Newell announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Christ- ine G., to Scott Anthony Robertson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lanny Robertson of Simpson. The prospective bride graduated from Beloit Junior-Senior High School and Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. Her sorority is Sigma Sigma Sigma. She teaches special education at Plainville High School. The future bridegroom, a Sublette High School graduate, works at Cottonwood Canyon Ranch, Bishop, Calif. A Feb. 7 wedding will be at St. John's Catholic Church. Slaughter-Bergstrom BELLEVILLE - Mr. and Mrs. Don Slaughter announce the engagement of their daughter, Patricia, to Lester Bergstrom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Bergstrom of Agenda. The bride-elect, a Belleville High School graduate, studied medical Home care fosters healthy patients ByJANEE.BRODY N.Y. Times News Service NEW YORK — More and more Americans who might once have spent months or years in hospitals or nursing homes are today being cared for at home. Usually, they are under the loving supervision of a friend or relative, supported by a fast-growing network of health-care professionals who make house calls. Experts Personal health who study the interaction between body and mind say home health care fosters a greater sense of wellness and provides the opportunity to remain as independent as possible and involved with life. In general, patients heal faster, feel better and may even live longer when cared for in a home setting. As more Americans do live longer, and as the number of frail and sick elderly Americans continues to grow, the need for this kind of alternative to long-term institutional care becomes more pressing. For some patients who cannot afford or find placement in top-quality nursing homes, supervised care at home is the only option. For society, too, it is becoming an attractive alternative to more expensive forms of long-term care, ; particularly with the new time limitations for hospital treatment imposed by Medicare. Home health care is not new; until recent decades, most patients, even those who were terminally ill, were cared for primarily at home. But the Insurance companies slow to comply In some instances, Blue Cross-Blue Shield will reimburse expenses for home health care (in Rhode Island, the system is said to be working extremely well). Most policyholders, however, have only limited coverage. As author JoAnn Friedman says, "When investigating home health insurance, don't assume the policy provides a certain type of coverage." After reading the policy and making as much sense of it as you can, she recommends calling the insurance company and getting direct answers to your questions. Insurance coverage often hinges on whether a physician ordered specific tasks to be done by various home health-care professionals. Keep in mind, too, that the care provided by nonmedical home health aides is seldom covered by medical insurance. The insurance picture is bound to change as companies realize the financial benefits of noninstitutional health care, and as patients and their families start insisting upon this option as a more humane treatment. circumstances under which home care is now being implemented are vastly different from the past. Today, for example, it is rare for several generations of one family to share the same house or even the same neighborhood or town. And in many more households, all the adults work outside the home. Thus, caring for someone at home can involve a dramatic shift in living arrangements and family interactions. In "Home Health Care: A Complete Guide for Patients and Their Families," to be published soon by W.W. Norton and priced at $22.50, JoAnn Friedman says not everyone is cut out to be a giver or a recipient of homecare. The care-giver, she writes, must act as "a manager, a consultant and a collaborator" with those who perform the necessary medical services. And the potential care-giver must assess whether a particular patient is best cared for at home. The most appropriate candidate, she says, is generally someone who "doesn't require constant medical and nursing supervision, and who has a home to go back to." In "The Home Hospital" (Basic Books, 1982), Lois Barclay Murphy notes that guilt or a sense of obligation is not an appropriate reason to assume the task of care-giver. Murphy also advises the personality of the patient be considered when deciding to become a care-giver. People who were crotchety, demanding and irascible when healthy should not be expected to have an improved disposition when sick. Friedman writes that it is easy for the care-giver to fall into the trap of doing too much and taking over too completely the life of the sick or disabled person. As she outlines them, the responsibilities of caregivers include the following: • They should learn as much as possible about the illness in question. • They should analyze the emotional, physical and medical needs of the patient and how these might change in the future. • They should assess how the patient is likely to deal with the situation. • Their role should be envisioned as one that fosters maximum independence in the patient. • Family, friends and health-care professionals can be recruited to help meet the needs of the patient. • They should remember to take care of themselves, allowing time and space to remain physically and emotionally healthy. As pointed out recently in Patient Care magazine, "respite care" for the care-giver, such as relief time provided by bringing in a community volunteer or by sending the patient to an adult day-care center, can ease the caregiver's burdens. One of the most valuable parts of Friedman's book is a long list of "tips for daily living" to enable people with varying disabilities to function as independently as possible. Patricia Slaughter Lester Bergstrom secretarial science at Cloud County Community College, Concordia. She is manager of Double D Bar J Video. The prospective bridegroom graduated from Hillcrest High School, Cuba, and is a farmer/ stockman near Agenda. The wedding will be June 14 at the Central Christian Church. Millsap-Berggren BERWYN, Neb. — Mr. and Mrs. James Millsap announce the engagement of then- daughter, Chen, to Erik Berggren, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Wendell Berggren of Dunlap, Iowa. The bride-to-be works at Notifier Company, Lincoln, Neb. The prospective bridegroom, formerly of Salina, works for the State of Kansas Banking Department, Topeka. The wedding will be May 3 at the Eastridge Presbyterian Church, Lincoln. Milestones Minnie Lillibridge marks 90th birthday CLAY CENTER - The highlight of Minnie Lillibridge's recent 90th birthday observance was a greeting card from President Ronald Reagan. A resident of Medical Lodge, she was honored with two celebrations, one with 15 of her relatives and another with fellow residents at the lodge. The honoree has seven living children: Jack of Grand Island, Neb., Lester of Lawrence, Don and Mrs. Raymond (Thelma) Veesart of Topeka, Mrs. John (Lenora) Green of Albuquerque, N.M., and Mrs. Delmar (Avis) Crawford and Mrs. Duane (Ruth) Wilson of Greenleaf. A daughter, Mable Hill, is deceased. There are 19 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and nine great- great-grandchildren. Mrs. Lillibridge was born Minnie Griffin Jan. 18,1896, in Hebron, Neb. She grew up near Lawrence, then lived in Clay Center. She later married John Mathias "Matt" Lillibridge, and the couple farmed in Washington County most of their wedded lives. He died in 1972. The celebrant grew a large garden each year when her children were small; her hobbies have been crocheting, crafts and playing the piano. Federal spending worried Nixon President Nixon disclosed plans for cuts in aid to hospitals, schools and urban areas in 1973 as he appealed to the U.S. to pressure Con- guess to hold down federal spending.. Attention, brides-to-be! A few tips will help the Living Today Department of The Journal handle your engagement and wedding reports more efficiently. Forms are available at the office, 333 S. Fourth, which detail all information the staff needs to write the announcement. Type or print information as errors are prevalent when handwriting is difficult to read. Use rank for all servicemen in the wedding party. If picture is to follow, indicate on form. Engagements are published in the Sunday edition and the deadline is noon Thursday.. Pictures should be 3- by 5-inch black and white glossy prints for the best reproduction. These may include the bride-elect only or the couple. Information and pictures for wedding stories must be turned in no later than two weeks after the ceremony. Publication is on a space-available basis in Sunday editions. Pictures should be 5- by 7-inch black and white glossies. These may include the bride only, or both of the newlyweds. Engagement and wedding pictures should be close-ups rather than full-length. Snapshots will not be accepted. Articles about bridal showers are printed before the marriage takes place. The deadline for this information is one week in advance of the wedding date. Photographs can be returned in self-addressed, stamped envelopes or held at The Journal off ice for pickup. /Calling (Continued from Page 11) : ones, Ackley shows how family members and friends go on to live fairly normal lives. "But the teen is still 17 and still dead." Ackley is proud of HOTLINE'S record in preventing suicide. Since the phone service began in 1983, volunteers have intervened in 25 cases, she says. And this is only one area of need in Salina; her volunteers answer 200 calls of various kinds per month. Salina citizens are supportive of HOTLINE'S function, "morally if not financially," Ackley says. HOTLINE funds always are short, although the agency receives money from the local United Way. Like Pollyanna on a soapbox, Ackley says it's "unforgivable" that United Way doesn't make its goal. This year will be a real test for all social agencies. "I wish people knew that. They need to take responsibility for their community." She says she hopes one day to have the funds to expand telephone services to latchkey children and elderly shut-ins in Salina. He/ dedication to helping others evolved from childhood; her father was a doctor, her mother was a community volunteer. Ackley says after being married a few years, she also felt a responsibility to pay her dues for a good life. "We can't always take, or the well runs dry." As Ackley passed the 40-year mark, life experience translated into marketable skills, a possibility for others in her age bracket, she says. "I'm a humanist, not a women's libber. There are no limitations; if you think you can (accomplish a goal), it's possible." What's more, the milestone made Ackley realize her mortality. "I know I can do more before time runsot*" . . »

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