Mike and Kaye Lynne Hoeme of Topeka are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Brooke Hoeme, to John McCall Sebelius of Lawrence.
Allie is a graduate of the University of Kansas, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies. She is currently the marketing specialist for The World Company in Lawrence.
Hoeme's mother is the owner and administrator of Brighton Place North, nursing facility for mental health in Topeka, and her father works for the state of Kansas. Allie is the granddaughter of Hardin Dean Norris of Hutchinson, and the late Helen Lucille Norris, and Max Hoeme and Wanda Hoeme of Pratt.
John is the son of former Kansas Governor and current U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, and K. Gary Sebelius, a federal magistrate judge for the District of Kansas. John is the grandson of the late former Ohio Governor John Gilligan of Cincinatti, Ohio, and the late Mary Kathryn Gilligan, and the late U.S. Representative Keith George Sebelius and the late Bette Roberts Sebelius, who lived in Norton.
Sebelius is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in illustration and a graduate of the University of Kansas with a Masters in Fine Arts in drawing and painting. John is owner of Gillius, Inc. in Lawrence, and continues to exhibit his documentary films and paintings across the U.S.
A May 2014 wedding in Lawrence is planned.