Anniversaries from November 2008
Birk - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Orville Birk of Jackson observed their 50th anniversary July 6, 2008, with family. Birk and Mary Ann Hennecke were married July 6, 1958, at Zion Lutheran Church in Gordonville, by the late Rev. G.B. Sebolt. The Birks have two children, Bonnie (Terry) Pohlman of Oak Ridge and Steven (Patsy) Birk of Gordonville. They have five grandchildren, Amy and Ryan Pohlman; Logan and Paige Birk and Cody Abernathy...
Wilmarth - 40 years
Mr. and Mrs. George Wilmarth of Cape Girardeau are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today. Wilmarth and Melba Yamnitz were married Nov. 30, 1968, in Perryville, Mo. She is the daughter of Dalvin and Viola Yamnitz of Perryville. Wilmarth is the son of the late Albert and June Wilmarth of Cuba, Mo...
Bohnert - 60 years
Mr. and Mrs. Norbert A. Bohnert of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner Nov. 29, 2008, at the home of Kenny and Tammy Roberts of Cape Girardeau. Bohnert and Lisa Henschel were married Nov. 25, 1948, in Wiesbaden, Germany...
Reynolds - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Reynolds of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Nov. 8, 2008, at the Elks Lodge. Hosts were Scott Reynolds and Mark (Shaina) Reynolds. Reynolds and Lil Propst were married Nov. 23, 1958, at Red Star Baptist Church...
McMillan - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Bill McMillan of Scott City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner reception Nov. 9, 2008, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Cape Girardeau. Hosts were their children. McMillan and Jane Ellinger were married Nov. 7, 1958, in Scott City. Their attendants were Pat Terry, sister of the groom, and Frank Ellinger, brother of the bride...
Davault - 67 years
Mr. and Mrs. William Hughes Davault of Jackson observed their 67th wedding anniversary Nov. 20, 2008. They will celebrate at a later time. Davault and Doris Brennecke were married Nov. 20, 1941, in Cape Girardeau. She is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Brennecke. Davault is the son of the late Dr. and Mrs. W.W. Davault...
Schnurbusch - 60 years
OLD APPLETON, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Ruben "Rip" Schnurbusch of Old Appleton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a Mass and dinner reception Oct. 19, 2008. The Mass was held at St. Joseph Church at Apple Creek, and the dinner reception was held at the Colinade Room in Perryville, Mo...
Meystedt - 50 years
Fred and Joanne Meystedt of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows at St. Vincent de Paul Church. They were married Nov. 15, 1958, at Old St. Vincent's Church. The couple has two sons, Jim and David Meystedt; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
Sopko - 25 years
Mr. and Mrs. Matt Sopko of Bonne Terre, Mo., celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. They are formerly of Cape Girardeau. Sopko and Debbie Hall were married Jan. 8, 1983, at Scriptural Evangelical Lutheran Church at Egypt Mills, by the Rev. Henry Gieschen. Their attendants were John and Vera Jean Hall...
Hecht - 60 years
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Milton Hecht of Altenburg celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a buffet lunch Oct. 26, 2008, at Drury Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Among the guests were their daughter, Nancy Hecht; a son, Marty (Maureen) Hecht; and a daughter-in-law, Kim Hecht, all of St. Louis; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Kutscher - 40 years
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kutscher of Jackson were honored with a dinner and dance Sept. 21, 2008, at the American Legion Hall in Jackson in observance of their 40th wedding anniversary. Hosts were their sons and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Angela Kutscher of Manville, N.J., and Andrew Kutscher of St. Louis...
Legrand - 50 years
Ralph and Verneda LeGrand of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 11, 2008, with a Mass and renewal of vows at St. Mary's Cathedral, and a dinner and reception at the VFW Hall. Hosts were their children and spouses, Kathy and Randy McLain and Steve and Mary LeGrand of Cape Girardeau, Linda and Allan Lawson of Benton, Mo., Cheryl and Kevin Market and Amy and Rodney Edwards of Jackson...
Hahs - 30 years
SEDGEWICKVILLE, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hahs of Sedgewickville recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. Hahs and Debbie Jones were married Oct. 14, 1978, at Sedgewickville Lutheran Church. The couple has three children, Kristi (Milton) Hays, Jill and Julie Hahs, all of Sedgewickville. They have one grandchild...