Anniversaries from October 2008
Amelunke - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Amelunke of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party Sept. 27, 2008. Hosts were their children and spouses, Mary and Mike Beeson, Larry Amelunke, Richard and Tina Amelunke, Betty and Jerry Aufdenberg, Beverly and John Miller, Charlene and Johnnie James, Charlotte and Brian Ebner, and Carol and Randy Kaiser...
Davis - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Dareld Davis of Jackson recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains. Davis and Geraldine Nash were married Aug. 30, 1958, at Anna Heights Baptist Church in Anna, Ill. The couple has two children, Brad (Leslie) Davis of Jackson, and Nora (Greg) Duffy of Hayti, Mo. They have five grandchildren and a great-grandchild...
Sample - 60 years
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Sample of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 17, 2008. Sample and Ruth Kasten were married Oct. 17, 1948, at Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, by Pastor Jank. Members of the wedding party were Junie Landgraf, Shirley Young, Virginia Kuecker, Evelyn Kasten, Gene Kasten, Charlie Ross, Norman Swan, and Bob Landgraf...
Hemman - 50 years
BRAZEAU, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Alvert Hemman of Brazeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner Aug. 30, 2008, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Mo. Hemman and Dorothy Schmidt were married Sept. 6, 1958, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg, by the late Rev. A.O. Kaltwasser...
Cherry - 60 years
Leon and Lola Cherry of Cape Girardeau observed their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 3, 2008. A dinner and dance was held in their honor Oct. 18. Hosts were their children and spouses, Barbara (Phil) Bungard of Chillicothe, Ill., Elizabeth Wilhelm of Cape Girardeau, and David (Melissa) Cherry of Scott City...
Rodgers - 30 years
Mr. and Mrs. Don Rodgers of Gordonville celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with a surprise reception in their honor Oct. 11, 2008, at First Church of the Nazarene. The event was hosted by their children. Rodgers and Linda Cook were married Oct. 11, 1978, at First Church of the Nazarene...
Eilers - 50 years
Richard and Barbara Eilers of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently by renewing their vows and a dinner. Hosts were their niece, Dee Dee Stevens and husband Brad. The ceremony was performed by Nathan Meade, a great-nephew...
Heisserer - 50 years
KELSO, Mo. -- Don and Wilma Heisserer of Kelso recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A Mass of thanksgiving was held at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Kelso, with the Revs. Oliver Clavin and Jim Seyer as concelebrants. A reception, dinner and dance was then hosted by their children and grandchildren at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Scott City...