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Prues celebrate 70th

Jeanette Catherine and Leonard Louis Prue Jr., of Green Bay, Wisc. recently celebrated their 70th anniversary in Green Bay. Their children are Melvin Prue of Gillett, Wisc.; Karen Bunnell of Northport, Ala.; Bruce Prue of Oconto, Wisc.; Penny Kolivas, deceased; Dolly Prue-Cerda of Gary; Dotty …

Cliffords reach 60th

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Joseph Micheal and Dora Giftos Clifford recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with friends and relatives at surprise party given by their five children at Doreena Corley’s home in Washington Township. Their children are Deborah (William) Morrisroe, Micheal (Cheryl) Clifford, Gilbert Clifford, Dean (Donna) Clifford, …

Drasga-Sakon

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Carol Drasga of Crown Point announces the engagement of her daughter Colleen Drasga to Cameron Sakon of Indianapolis. Colleen is a graduate of Purdue University but fell in love with Cameron, an IU grad. The two met through mutual friends. The couple resides in Indianapolis …

Seelman-Webber

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Jim and Bev Seelman of rural North Liberty, Iowa, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Seelman, to Thomas Webber. Amanda is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business and works for Transamerica. Thomas is the son of Laura Nelson, of …

Gilliams celebrate 50 years

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Marvin and Cora Gilliam of Flint, Mich. recently renewed their wedding vows in a private ceremony at Van Buren Baptist Church. Their nephew, Rev. Darryl McDonald, pastor of Douglas Park Baptist Church, Chicago, officiated. Walter Gilliam, brother of the Marvin Gilliam, was best man. Lucinda …

O’Donnell-Slawson

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Michael and Traci O’Donnell of Highland announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan O’Donnell, to Matt Slawson, the son of Jerry and Lisa Slawson of Crown Point. The bride-to-be graduated from Highland High School as well as St. Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, and St. Elizabeth’s School …

Wedding: Endris-Gore

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Brittany A. Endris and Joseph D. Gore were married Sept. 6 at Deep River Park. The bride’s mother and stepfather are Tracie and Brandon Buchmeier of Hobart. The groom’s mother is Elizabeth Pavloff of Hobart. The groom’s father and stepmother are Todd and Janet Gore …

Pucher-Haskell

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Lindsay Ann Pucher and Ryan Ronald Haskell were married at Avalon Manor in Hobart. The bride’s mother is Donna Pucher, of Schererville. The groom’s mother is Stephanie Olenik, of Hammond. The maid of honor was Dana Vanco, of Schererville. The best man was Bryan Bacon, …

Ericksons celebrate 65th

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Jack and Lois (Mummery) Erickson of Hobart recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in Couer d’Alene, Idaho. Their children are Charlotte, Randall, and Donald. They have seven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. The honorees were married Aug. 7, 1948. Mr. Erickson was a manager for the …

Cornett-Zancan

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Cecil and Shari Cornett, of Morehead, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaylia Marie Cornett, to Darren Michael Zancan, of Highland. The bride-to-be graduated of Eastern Kentucky University, and earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a minor in English. She is finishing her …

Mitchell - Handley

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Regina G. Blair announce the engagement of her daughter, Blair E. Mitchell, to Darren A. Handley, both of Merrillville. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Merrillville High School and a graduate of Valparaiso University, and earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology and with a minor …

Jefferson and Williams

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Frank and Barbara Jefferson of Merrillville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacqueline F. Jefferson to Roosevelt L. Williams of Crown Point, son of Jerry and Doris Williams of Crown Point. The bride-to-be is a student of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The prospective bridgegroom is …

Baumgardner-Siegel

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Mark and Marge Baumgardner, Sr., announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa A. Baumgardner all of Crown Point to Joseph M. Siegel, son Joseph D. Siegel and Kristi Siegel all of Michigan City. The bride-to-be graduated from Crown Point High School and attended Purdue University …

VanOeffelen-McCabe

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Gerry and Karen VanOeffelen of Muskegon, Mich. announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer VanOeffelen, to Tim McCabe, son of Tom and Sandi McCabe of Lake Village. The bride-to-be graduated from Muskegon High School and recently returned to school to pursue her bachelor’s degree in …

Carrolls reach 50th

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Jimmie “Jim” D. and Mary L. (Pyle) Carroll recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise party at White Hawk Country Club in Crown Point with their family and friends. Their children are Shelley Tims and husband Guido, Mark Carroll, and Katy Shifflett and …

Misch and Gugliemetti

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Dale and Diane Misch announce the engagement of their daughter, Melinda Sue Misch, to Matthew Peter Guglielmetti, son of Peter and Linda Guglielmetti, all of Portage. The bride-to-be graduated from Portage High School and Indiana University Northwest in Gary, with a bachelor of science in …