Greasers married 50 years

Sunday, July 25, 2004

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence J. Greaser Jr. of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 22, 2004, with Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral and a dinner reception at Celebrations.

Hosts were their sons and daughters-in-law.

Greaser and Martha Ann Bollinger were married May 22, 1954, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton, Mo., by the Rev. Charles Schmalle. Their attendants were Mary Francis LeGrand, Raymond Bollinger, and the late Yvonne Martin and Walter Greaser.

The couple has eight sons. They and their spouses are: Ron, Kevin (Linda), and Bryan (Nancy) Greaser, all of Cape Girardeau, Alan, Jeff, and Daryl (Carol) Greaser, all of St. Louis, Steve (Debra) Greaser of Champaign, Ill., and Eric Greaser of New York, N.Y.

They have 11 grandchildren, T.J., Stuart, Matt and Josh; Austin and Andrew; Coty, Gabrielle and Luke; and Sierra and Brooklyn.