Legrand - 50 years

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Ralph and Verneda LeGrand of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 11, 2008, with a Mass and renewal of vows at St. Mary's Cathedral, and a dinner and reception at the VFW Hall.

Hosts were their children and spouses, Kathy and Randy McLain and Steve and Mary LeGrand of Cape Girardeau, Linda and Allan Lawson of Benton, Mo., Cheryl and Kevin Market and Amy and Rodney Edwards of Jackson.

They have 11 grandchildren.

The couple was married Oct. 11, 1958, at St. Anthony's Church in Glennon, Mo., by the Rev. Quentin Hahn.

The LeGrands took an anniversary trip to Sedona, Ariz.