Castles celebrate 65th wedding anniversary with family celebration
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
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
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...
Aulgurs mark milestone anniversary
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
Slater resident turns 90
Russell Murdock, of Slater, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Nov. 30. He and his family will be celebrating this milestone with a card shower. Cards can be sent to 32583 Hwy F, Slater, MO 65349.
Gieringer's mark 40 years together
Kenneth and Ruth Gieringer celebrate 40 years of togetherness. Kenneth Gieringer and Ruth Morrow were united in marriage on Nov. 22, 1975. They were married at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. The bride was attended by her Maid of Honor, the late Rose Brown DeWitt, and the groom by his Best Man, Larry Arth...
Fulkersons celebrate 50 years together
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Fulkerson, of Bettendorf, Iowa, are celebrating 50 years of marriage. Janice "Jan" Fleischer and William "Bill" Fulkerson were married Nov. 25, 1965, in Appleton City. They will celebrate this milestone with a family vacation in the spring of 2016 at Table Rock Lake...
MHS class of 1955 holds 60th class reunion
The class of 1955 held its 60th class reunion on Friday, Sept. 11, and Saturday, Sept. 12. The reunion consisted of a gathering at the home of Ann Wright and a reception hosted by Joe Bob and Mary Kay Ryan. Saturday, the class congregated at the Cumberland Church for dinner prepared by Lori Godsey...
Rileys celebrate 50 years together
The family of Gary and Cheryl Riley, of rural Marshall, announce the couple's 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 29, 1965. Gary, a farmer, and Cheryl, a retired school teacher, are life-long area residents. The Rileys are parents of two sons and grandparents of four: Tim Riley and his wife, April, and their children, Grace and Noah, of Harrisonville, and Matt Riley and his wife, Julia, and their children, Jaden and Bailey, of Marshall...
Dials celebrate 50th wedding anniversary
Saturday, Aug. 15, Sharla Wright and Leslie Dierking, along with their spouses, honored their parents, Alvin and Carol (Gregory) Dial, with a reception dinner held at the civic center in Blackburn. They were also honored by their two grandchildren, Arron and Cody. The couple was married Aug. 15, 1965, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Blackburn by the Rev. Theodore Hauck...
Tillys celebrate 50 years together
Darold Tilly and Cheryl (Wright) Tilly will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a second honeymoon in Colorado. The couple was married Aug. 28, 1965, at New Salem Baptist Church in Marshall Junction, by the Rev. Albert Bunch. They have two children, Sheri Beissenherz of Wellington and Kevin Tilly of Lexington, and two grandchildren...
Sims celebrates 95th birthday
Deloris Sims, formerly of Marshall, celebrated her 95th birthday on Thursday, May 21, with seven of her closest friends. The group traveled to Climax Springs to dine on plate-sized pork tenderloins, then returned to Sim's home for a donut cake and ice cream. Her friends presented her with a new rod and reel with which she has already caught a 14-inch crappie. Sims is a retiree from the International Shoe Factory in Marshall...
Chevalier turns 90
The family of Imogene Willis Chevalier will be hosting a 90th birthday celebration Saturday Aug. 15, from 2-4 p.m. at the Marshall Senior Center. Family and friends are invited to come and celebrate with Imogene, her husband, James, and their children...
Perkins celebrate 60th wedding anniversary
Monroe and Beth Perkins, of rural Marshall, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception Saturday, Aug. 22, from 1:30-3:30 p.m., at First Baptist Church in Sweet Springs. Family and friends are invited to the reception, which will be hosted by their family...
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