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Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016


Grandstaff's celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (11/18/16)
Charles and Carolyn Grandstaff, of Miami, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 10, with a reception hosted by her family in Wichita, Kan.
Lambs to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (11/04/16)
Donna and Gilbert Lamb of Marshall will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 5.
Couple celebrates 60 years together (11/04/16)
Dr. Clifford and Doris Katemann celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 2 with their family.
Evans' celebrate 60 years together (08/23/16)
Tom and Rook Evans will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 28, with a reception at the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church in Marshall. The couple was married on Aug. 24, 1956, a Federated Church in Dawn by the Rev. Robert Waters...
Castles celebrate 65th wedding anniversary with family celebration (07/08/16)
Fred and Zara Castle celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Thursday, June 16. They were united in marriage on June 16, 1951, in Shackelford. A family celebration was held in their honor Sunday, June 12. They have four children, Karla Simpson and husband John of Marshall, Ken Castle and wife Brenda of Marshall, Kay Disselhoff and husband Dennis of North Kansas City, and Charlie Castle and wife Rhana of Pleasant Hill; eight grandchildren, Abby, Bill, Katie and Jenna Disselhoff, Skylar and Savannah Simpson, and Christian and Kendra Castle; and one great-grandchild, Drew Disselhoff.. ...
Slater couple marks 60 years together (07/08/16)
Mildred and Joseph W. Harris Jr., of rural Slater, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 26, with a gathering of their family and friends. The celebration was hosted by their children at the Slater Youth Center. On June 30, 1956, Joseph W. Harris was wedded to Mildred Colson in Gilliam...
Hicks celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (06/10/16)
Raymond and Marilyn Hicks, of Marshall, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Wednesday, June 15. Raymond Hicks and Marilyn Kruger were united in marriage on June 15, 1956, by the Rev. N.C. Shultz, at Zion United Church of Christ in Arrow Rock. Together they have one daughter, Lisa Campbell, her husband, Willie, and two granddaughters, Symone and Siara Campell, both of Tampa, Fla...
Youngs mark 75 years together (06/10/16)
Aulgurs mark milestone anniversary (05/26/16)
Rick and Mary Aulgur will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children. The celebration will take place Saturday, June 4, from 2-4 p.m., at the Martin Community Center in Marshall.
Akemans celebrate 60 years together (05/26/16)
Melvin and Marlene Akeman, of Blackwater, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 4. Their children will host a reception from 2-4 p.m. at New Salem Baptist Church. Melvin Akeman and Marlene Mistler were united in marriage on June 3, 1956, by Dr. B. A. Pugh, at First Baptist Church in Marshall. Together they have three children, Janet Boland and Joyce Shelby, both of Columbia, and Julie O'Bryan of Marshall; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Peuster celebrates 80th birthday (05/20/16)
Artie Peuster will celebrate his 80th birthday Sunday, May 22, with a card shower in his honor. An open house hosted by his family will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church near Saline City.
Treeces celebrate 60th wedding anniversary (05/20/16)
Mr. and Mrs. William L. Treece, of rural Sweet Springs, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering in St. Louis. Marjorie Eckhoff and Bill Treece were married May 26, 1956, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sweet Springs by the Rev. Richard Delventhan...
Thiels celebrate 65 years of matrimony (05/11/16)
Don and Barbara (Gauldin) Thiel will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 14, from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Martin Community Center. Friends and family are invited to celebrate with the Thiels. Together, Don and Barbara have four children, Kathy (Thiel) Gauldin of Overland Park, Kan., Jo (Thiel) Wilhite and her husband, Mike, of Overland Park, Kan., Billy Thiel of Malta Bend, and Donnie Thiel and his wife, Martene, of Marshall; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren...
Cousins celebrate their 95th birthdays (04/28/16)
Cousins, Lois Josephine (Copeland) Castle and Margaret Copeland celebrated their 95th birthdays together Sunday, April 3. They were joined by their friends and family at the home of their cousin Linda White. Castle was born March 23, 1921 and Copeland was born April 6, 1921. They were born and raised in rural Saline County and are both still active in the community...
Griffiths mark 50 years together (04/20/16)
Gary and Helen Griffith will mark their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration hosted by their children, Saturday, April 30, from 2-4 p.m. at New Salem Baptist Church in Marshall Junction. Gary Griffith and Helen Dautenhahn were united in marriage May 3, 1966, by the Rev. Albert Bunch at New Salem Baptist Church in Marshall Junction...
Marshall couple celebrate 50th wedding anniversary (04/15/16)
Carl and Karen Johnson, of Marshall, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, April 24, from 1-3 p.m. at the Marshall Senior Center. The center is located at 14 E. Morgan St. Carl and Karen were united in marriage April 24, 1966, by the Rev. N.C. Schultz at Zion United Church of Christ in Arrow Rock. They have two children, Linda Durham and Larry Johnson. Their children have given them two grandchildren, Paige Durham and Tucker Johnson...
Coffelts celebrate 65 years together (03/18/16)
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore L. Coffelt will observe their 65th wedding anniversary, Friday, March 25, 2016. They will celebrate their anniversary in Columbia with family. Helen Vers and Theodore Coffelt were married March 25, 1951, by the Rev. W.L. Robb at Longwood Presbyterian Church...
Robbs celebrate 50 years (02/10/16)
Gary and Leta Robb of Marshall will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 13. The couple was united in marriage Feb. 13, 1966, in Princeton. Together they have two children, Mona Robb Mikels of Slater, and Mark Robb of Springfield; and six grandchildren...
Hoeys celebrate 40 years of marriage (01/08/16)
On Jan. 3, 2016, Randall and Candace Hoey will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. They were united in matrimony Jan. 3. 1976, by the Rev. David Peagess in Columbia at the home of the bride's parents. Together they have built a family consisting of their three children, Jeffery, Rebecca and Shawn; and four grandchildren, Jackson, Katelynn, Olivia and Haden...
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