Laning, Beachner engagement

Sunday, May 15, 2005

Special to the Herald

Sheila and Gary Laning, of Nevada, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Melody Ranae Laning, to Joshua Gabriel Beachner, son of Steve and Debbie Beachner of Raytown, Mo.

Bride-elect Laning graduated in 2001 from Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications. She is currently employed as an account executive with Ajilon Office, an Overland Park, Kan., recruiting firm specializing in administrative professionals.

She is the granddaughter of Madge Landers of Appleton City, Mo.

Prospective-groom Beachner graduated from Raytown South High School in 1996 and is currently working as a professional cabinet installer/carpenter for Shamrock Cabinets in Raytown, Mo.

He is the grandson of Wanda Kruger of Atlanta, Ga.

The couple's wedding will take place on June 11, 2005, at 5:30 p.m. in the Helen Cuddy Rose Garden in Shawnee Mission, Kan. Reception will immediately follow at Walnic's Place in Raytown, Mo.

The couple will honeymoon in Cozumel, Mexico, and upon returning, will reside in their home in Raytown.