Rusts celebrate 50 years

Sunday, August 8, 2004

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rust of Cape Girardeau are observing their 50th wedding anniversary today.

Rust and Barbara Rose were married Aug. 8, 1954, at Centenary United Methodist Church by Dr. Robert C. Holliday.

Harry is the son of Wayne and Eva Rust, founders of Rust and Martin. He is an A.S.I.D. interior designer, and retired former owner of Rust and Martin Home Furnishings.

Mrs. Rust is the daughter of Forrest H. and Ruth Rose. Her father was dean at Southeast Missouri State University 25 years. She is retired co-owner of Rust and Martin Home Furnishings.

The couple has three sons and three grandchildren.