Anniversaries from February 2009
Parkinson - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Parkinson of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise luncheon at Dexter Bar-B-Que Feb. 14, 2009. Hosts were their children. Parkinson and Ann Henry were married Feb. 14, 1959, at East Genesee Presbyterian Church in Syracuse, N.Y., by the Rev. Dugald Chaffee...
Lansmon - 60 years
James Robert and Edith Matthews Lansmon of Cape Girardeau recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Jan. 27, 1949. The Lansmons have four children, Kathi Travaglini of St. Louis, Patti Lansmon of Missouri Veterans Home, William Lansmon of Dallas, Texas, and Theresa Mitchell of Belleville, Ill. They have eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren...
Shelton - 60 years
Russell and Juanita Shelton of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a luncheon and open house reception hosted by their children and spouses. The luncheon was held Feb. 7 at Bella Italia, followed by the reception. The Sheltons were married Feb. 11, 1949, in Arkansas...
LeGrand - 60 years
ORAN, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Robey LeGrand of Oran recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner at Port Cape, hosted by their children. LeGrand and Etber Bernard were married Dec. 29, 1948, at Oran, by the Rev. Herman T. Macke. Their attendants were Irene LeGrand and Robert Schlitt...
Wells - 40 years
Lester M. and Patricia A. Wells of Cape Girardeau are observing their 40th wedding anniversary today. They were married Feb. 1, 1969, in St. Louis. The couple has two children, Jason of North Canton, Ohio, and Leslie of St. Louis. They have two grandchildren, Stasia and Adeline...
Heuring - 50 years
NEW HAMBURG, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Heuring of New Hamburg recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple received a blessing by the Rev. Normand Varone during Mass celebrated Jan. 11, 2009, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. A dinner and dance followed at the church parish center...