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Recent Celebrations

Eugene and Marsha Naron of Leawood will commemorate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 9. They were married in Kansas City, Mo., in 1964 and have lived in the area for more than 50 years.

There was an early anniversary celebration in January with their children and grandchildren when their son Stephen, his wife Monica and their children Alma and Ida visited from Stockholm for the occasion and son Gregory, his wife Marilyn and their daughter Josie attended from Lawrence.

The family spent a weekend in Bentonville, Ark., enjoying a visit to Crystal Bridges.

Stacey and Ruben Glazer of Potomac, Md., announce the birth of a daughter, Harper Mackenzie. They are also the parents of two sons, Tye and Cooper.

Grandparents are Dr. and Mrs. Melvin Glazer of Overland Park and Tom and Claire Vandewart of Roslyn, N.Y.

On Oct. 7, Victor and Diana Hurst celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.

Victor and Diana are the proud parents of daughter Hedi and her husband Anthony Heinz, and sons, Austin Hurst and Zach Hurst. They are the grandparents of Victoria Heinz.

Marvin and Evelyn Gibian are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary today, Jan. 16. They were married in Kansas City at the home of the bride’s aunt and uncle, Jennie and George Kivo, by Rabbi Gershon Hadas, of blessed memory. The accompanist was Rose Levine, pianist, of blessed memory.

The couple honeymooned in New Orleans and have always lived in the greater Kansas City area.

They are the parents of two daughters, 12 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren. Marvin and Evelyn will host the Kiddush luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 25, following services at Congregation Beth Shalom in honor of their anniversary.

Lori Lentenbrink and Adam Welch announce the birth Jan. 8 of a daughter, Raelee Linn Welch. They are also the parents of Madalynn Welch. Grandparents are Toni Arenson Lentenbrink, Norman and Linda Lentenbrink of Dallas, Marilynn Welch and Ron Welch.

Julie and Chad Ullman of Scottsdale, Ariz., announce the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Chloe Isabella, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 1, at Congregation Or Chadash, Tucson, Ariz.

Chloe is the granddaughter of Shirley Pener and the late Harold Pener of Leawood and Ella and Bernie Ullman of Leawood.

Wendy and Charlie Spiegel announce the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Ashley Spiegel, at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Temple Shalom in Dallas.

Ashley is the granddaughter of Janet and Lou Bordman of Prairie Village, Ann Spiegel-Yazgoor of Palm Harbor, Fla., the late Arthur Spiegel and the late Don Yazgoor. She is the great-granddaughter of Grace Davis of Dallas.

Molly Jeanne Frank and Daniel Reuven Brystowski were married June 16 at Kehilath Israel Synagogue, with Rabbi Daniel Rockoff officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Norman and Jeannie Frank of Shawnee Mission and the granddaughter of Pete and Helen Russell and Morris and Molly Frank. She plans to graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, Bronx, N.Y., and subsequently obtain her registered nurse license.

The groom is the son of Dr. Henry and Rose Brystowski of Oak Park, Mich., and the grandson of Rabbi Dr. Leo Yehudah and Sonya Goldman. He continues his dental school preparation studies in New York City.

The couple reside in New York City.

Reuben and Nechama Mandelbaum of Jerusalem announce the birth Jan. 13 of a son, Raphael.

Grandparents are Michael and Sarita Mandelbaum of Amsterdam (formerly of Kansas City) and Rabbi Jonathan and Bella Abraham of London. Great-grandparents are Anne Mandelbaum (Bronfman) and the late Robert Mandelbaum of Overland Park.

Cathy and Neil Newman announce the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Ethan, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Congregation Beth Shalom.

Ethan is the grandson of Janice and Harry Shopmaker of Prairie Village and Beverly and Peter Newman of Leawood.

Relatives and friends are invited to worship with the family and to attend the Kiddush following the service.

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