Anniversaries from February 2004
Nothdurfts mark 50 years
Donald D. and Laverne Nothdurft of Whitewater were honored with a reception Feb. 14, 2004, at Drury Lodge in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. Hosts were their children, Kim B. and Martha Nothdurft of Jackson, Tony and David Shipley of Chesterfield, Mo.; grandchildren, Salli and Jeremy Bollinger, Dustin Nothdurft; great-grandson, Lane Bollinger, and Landon and Taryn Shipley...
Eakers celebrate 60 years
Mr. and Mrs. James Eaker celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception Dec. 14, 2003, at Lynwood Baptist Church fellowship hall. The event was hosted by their daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Jim Watkins of Overland Park, Kan. Eaker and Mary Alice Daugherty were married Dec. 13, 1943, in Durham, N.C., where he was serving in the U.S. Army...
Fryes mark golden event
Mr. and Mrs. John Frye of Scott City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 10, 2004, at Eisleben Lutheran Parish Hall. A buffet dinner was hosted by their children and spouses, Patty and Tom Schiwitz of Chaffee, Mo., Donna and Mike Essner and Mike Frye of Scott City, John and Donna Frye of Gordonville, and Debbie and Carl Kolkmeier of St. Charles, Mo...
Thurms mark anniversary
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. George Thurm of Altenburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner and reception Oct. 12, 2003, at the American Legion Hall in Jackson. An open house was held Oct. 19 at Concordia Lutheran School gym. Thurm and Verna Ludwig were married Oct. 11, 1953, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, by the Rev. E.C. Elzey...
Reutzels together 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Reutzel of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows in the wedding chapel aboard a cruise ship in the Caribbean. A reception followed the ceremony. Hosts were their children, Larry Reutzel of Norman, Okla., Randy Reutzel of Marietta, Ga., Linda and Harold Watson of Jackson; and a granddaughter, Samantha Watson of Jackson...
Patricks to mark 50 years
KARNAK, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Carl Patrick of Karnak will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Feb. 15 at Boaz Pentecostal Church. Patrick and Flo Williams were married Feb. 15, 1954, in Corinth, Miss. The couple's children and spouses are Ricky and Linda Patrick and Charlotte and Walter Horn, all of Grand Chain, Ill. Another daughter, Barbara Vines, is deceased...
Wills are married 70 years
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wills of Millersville celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a luncheon reception Dec. 20, 2003, at Delmonico's in Jackson. The event was hosted by their family. Guests attended from Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Oak Ridge, Millersville and Marquand, Mo...