Sunday, January 16, 2005

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Ode David Lape and Donna Faye Lape of Chaffee announce the engagement of their daughter, Kari Lynn Ann Lape, to Travis W.L. Bickings of Oran, Mo. He is the son of Steven Ray Bickings and Patty Bickings of St. Louis.

Lape is a 2001 graduate of Kelly High School at Benton, Mo., and is attending Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed at Zeigler's Drive-In.

Bickings is a 1997 graduate of Oran High School, and received a bachelor's degree in general studies from Southeast in 2001. He is employed at S&W Cabinets.

A June 11 wedding is planned at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in New Hamburg, Mo.