Anniversaries from September 2011
Honey - 50 Years
TAMMS, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Honey of Tamms will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a party Oct. 2. The event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Tamms Community Center. Honey and Edna DeLashmutt were married Sept. 30, 1961, at Lake Milligan Baptist Church in Miller City, Ill...
Maevers - 40 Years
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Maevers of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a dinner Sept. 18, 2011, at Lambert's in Sikeston, Mo. Hosts were a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Jerry Workman of Texas. Guests attended from Texas; Whitewater, Altenburg, St. Louis, Cape Girardeau, and Doniphan, Mo.; and Memphis, Tenn...
Steffen - 50 Years
Wes and Nelda Steffen of Cape Girardeau observed their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 16, 2011. A family reunion was held July 30 at the home of a daughter, Nanette Hancock of St. Charles, Mo. Extended family members attended from Iowa, Michigan, Virginia and Illinois...
White - 50 Years
Mr. and Mrs. Bill White of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner and reception Sept. 3, 2011, at Cape Girardeau Country Club. Hosts were their children, Billy White of Cape Girardeau and Deborah Cox of Titusville, Fla...
Hager - 50 Years
Dr. and Mrs. Harold Hager of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house July 16, 2011, at Trinity Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall in Cape Girardeau. Hosts were their daughters and sons-in-law, Wendy and Karl Kunc of Burke, Va., and Kim and Spencer Train of Missouri City, Texas, and grandchildren, Katy and Keenan Kunc of Burke...
Majors - 40 Years
Mr. and Mrs. Hal Majors of Cape Girardeau are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today. Majors and Bonnie Combs were married Sept. 4, 1971, at First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau, by the Rev. Withrow T. Holland. Mrs. Majors is the daughter of Vance and June Combs of Cape Girardeau...
Gillard - 25 Years
The Revs. Grant and Nancy Gillard of Jackson will celebrate their silver wedding anniversary Tuesday at their home. Gillard and Nancy Farris were married Sept. 6, 1986, at Longview Christian Chapel in Lees Summit, Mo., by the Rev. Gilbert Kuyper. The couple has three children, Barbara Gillard of Kansas City, Mo., Austin Gillard of Columbia, Mo., and Claire Gillard of Jackson...
Shelby - 40 years
Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Shelby of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner Aug. 21, 2011. Shelby and Karen Wilmsmeyer were married Aug. 21, 1971, at Salem United Church of Christ in St. Louis. The couple has two children, Jodie (Eric) Ticer and Justin Shelby. They have a grandson, Lawson Ticer...
Johnson - 50 Years
Mr. and Mrs. Robert "Bob" Johnson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 27, 2011. They plan a trip to San Francisco in October. Johnson and Sarah Ingersoll were married Aug. 27, 1961, in Unionville, Mo. They met while students at Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville...