Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Burt and Bloom

Gene and Martha Burt announce the engagement of their daughter, Colleen Burt, all of Overland Park, to Eric Bloom, Lawrence. The groom is the son of Dan and Carolyn Bloom, Eudora.
The future bride is a 1997 graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School. She received a bachelor of arts in early childhood education from Kansas University in 2002. She is employed as the lead infant teacher at Stepping Stones Daycare.
The future groom is a 1997 Eudora High School graduate and a 2002 KU graduate in architectural engineering. He is employed as a computer technician at Bloom and Associates Physical Therapy.
The couple plans an Oct. 18 wedding at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence.