Couples announcements for April 2011



Mann and Seely

John and Lori Mann, of Craig, and David and Kathryn Seely, of Meeker, announce the engagement of their children, Ashleigh Nichole Mann and Daniel David Seely. The couple is planning an Aug. 27, 2011, wedding in Craig.


Pearson and Veach

John and Cathy Pearson, of Craig, and Rob and Vivie Veach, of Manila, Ark., announce the engagement of their children, Josiah Zachary Pearson and Katie Rae Veach. Josiah and Katie attend Union University in Jackson, Tenn. They will both graduate May 21, 2011. The couple is planning a May 28, 2011, wedding in Manila, Ark.


Zimmerman and Pingley

The Zimmerman family, of Craig, and the Pingley family, of West Virginia, announce the engagement of their children, Tori Lea Zimmerman and Eric Justin Pingley. Tori is a 2003 Moffat County High School graduate and Eric is a 2006 graduate of Valley High School in Pine Grove, W.Va. The couple is planning a Sept. 25, 2011, wedding and reception in Colorado, and a reception to follow in West Virginia at the beginning of October.


Copeland and Pershall

Clay and Cathy Copeland, of Craig, and Tony and Shelia Pershall, of Rifle, announce the engagement of their children, Jessica Ryan Copeland and Shelby Pershall. Jessica is a 2008 Coal Ridge High School graduate. Shelby is a 2008 Rifle High School graduate. The couple lives in Parachute. They are planning a May 5, 2012 wedding in Avery Island, La.


Vermeulen and Tamucci

Laura Vermeulen and Christopher Tamucci announce their engagement and wedding July 2, 2011, at the Stanton family ranch in St. Helena, Calif. Laura, originally from St. Helena, is the daughter of Leslie Stanton and Laurence Vermeulen, and the granddaughter of John and Barbara Stanton, Jacklyn Six Gilson and Laurence Wakefield. She graduated from St. Helena High School in 2001 and California State University, Humboldt in 2005 with a degree in art education. She later obtained her master’s in art education from Colo- rado College in 2009. Laura is the creative services manager at the Craig Daily Press. Chris, originally from Fairfax Station, Va., graduated from Lake Braddock Secondary School in 1997. He obtained his MBA from CSU, Humboldt and works for Big Agnes and Honey Stinger as the international sales manager in Steamboat Springs. He is the son of Mary and Joseph Tamucci, of Cape Cod, Mass., and grandson of the late Anthony and Caroline Tamucci, and George and Mary Sarkes. The couple will live in Milner with their dogs, Trinity and Frida.


Buckley and Parchman

Jay and Linda Buckley and Mark Parchman and Dana Simpson announce the wedding of their children, Diana Buckley and Cory M. Parchman. Diana, originally of Craig, works at Elite Health Solutions. Cory, also from Craig, works for the Department of Defense. The couple lives in Shreveport, La. Diana and Cory were married Friday, April 15, 2011, in Shreveport. Rob Perry officiated. Kelly Bloodgood was the maid of honor and Amber Perry was the bridesmaid. Shelly Melville was the best man and Cory Kline was the groomsmen. A Colorado ceremony and reception is planned for spring 2012.


Ilko and Dupuis

John and Sally Ilko, of Craig, and Gerry and Jane Dupuis, of Thornton, announce the engagement of their children, John Louis Ilko, III and Laura Jean Elizebeth Dupuis. The couple will wed June 25, 2011, in Loveland.