Anniversaries from July 2004
Lemonds together 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Lemonds of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner party June 19, 2004, at the home of a daughter and son-in-law, Lynne and Gerald Taylor. Hosts were their daughters and sons-in-law, Lynne and Gerald Taylor, and Donna and Kevin Etzold, all of Cape Girardeau...
Greasers married 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence J. Greaser Jr. of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 22, 2004, with Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral and a dinner reception at Celebrations. Hosts were their sons and daughters-in-law. Greaser and Martha Ann Bollinger were married May 22, 1954, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton, Mo., by the Rev. Charles Schmalle. Their attendants were Mary Francis LeGrand, Raymond Bollinger, and the late Yvonne Martin and Walter Greaser...
Summers mark 60th event
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Summers of Jackson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception April 25, 2004, at New McKendree United Methodist Church. Hosts were their daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Wayne Fronabarger of Oak Ridge, and grandchildren, Kelly Fronabarger of Cape Girardeau and Darin Fronabarger of Oak Ridge...
Reception to honor Mackes
Weldon and Bonnie Macke of Gordonville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children. The event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. July 25 at Zion United Methodist Church in Gordonville. The couple was married July 11, 1954, at Third Street United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau...
Sanders mark golden event
Herb and Lois Sanders of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception June 26, 2004, in the fellowship hall of First Free Will Baptist Church. Hosts were their children and grandchildren: Bill Sanders and son Bill Jr. of Cape Girardeau; Jim and Stacia Sanders and children Wes, Alicia, Jameson and Reggie of Eureka, Mo.; and Nancy and Craig Harrison and sons Daniel and Matthew of Glenview, Ill...
Brays celebrate 60th event
Mr. and Mrs. Alton Bray of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house June 19, 2004. The event was held at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Jeffrey and Debra Bray in Chesterfield, Mo. Co-hosts were the Brays daughters, Ellen Busch of Florissant, Mo., and Mary Newberry of Katy, Texas...
Rileys to observe 50th anniversary
BLODGETT, Mo. -- Dean and Doris Riley of Blodgett will observe their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration July 10 at St. Lawrence Parish Center in New Hamburg, Mo. The couple was married July 12, 1954. They have six children: Debbie Glastetter and Greg Riley of New Hamburg, Pam Gates and Jeff Riley of Benton, Mo., Mike and Don Riley of Blodgett. They have 16 grandchildren and a great-grandchild...
Reception honors Wilburns
KELSO, Mo. -- Troy and Tonita Wilburn of Kelso celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception June 27 at the VFW Hall in Cape Girardeau. More than 160 guests attended the event, hosted by their children. The couple was married June 29, 1954, in Mounds, Ill. She is the daughter of Juanita Moore of Kelso...
Brants to mark 50 years
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Elzie and Ercell Brant of Chaffee will observe their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration July 10 at Scott City Park. Hosts will be their son and daughter-in-law, David and Robbie Brant of Scott City. The Brants were married July 3, 1954...
Engelharts mark 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Engelhart of rural Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 12, 2004, with a dinner and dance at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Jackson. Hosts were their children and spouses, Fran Engelhart, Dirk and Patti Engelhart, and Paul and Carol Engelhart; and grandchildren, Rachel and Jeremy Engelhart; and Tyler, Katelyn and Alexis Engelhart, all of rural Jackson...
Sheltons mark golden event
Dr. John and Ann Shelton of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 26, 2004, with a reception at their home at Chateau Girardeau, followed by a dinner. Approximately 150 guests attended the event. Hosts were their children and spouses, Suzanne Shelton and Michael Sump of Carrollton, Texas, Elizabeth Shelton of Atlanta, Ga., and Brian and Penny Shelton of Tyler, Texas...