Schlitts are married 50 years

Sunday, December 11, 2005

ORAN, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Schlitt of Oran celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 22, 2005. Following Mass, a dinner and dance was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

Schlitt and Mary Hart were married Oct. 22, 1955, at Guardian Angel Catholic Church. He is the son of Mose and Germaine Schlitt. Mrs. Schlitt is the daughter of Rufus and Harlean Hart.

He is retired from Drury Co., and she is retired from Oran School District.

The Schlitts have five children, Jerry Schlitt of Chaffee, Mo., Malinda Priggel, Carol Dennis, Lori Dirnberger and Michael Schlitt of Oran. They have 10 grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.