Birks are married 60 years

Sunday, April 24, 2005

Norman and Doris Birk of Jackson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary April 16, 2005, at Grecian Steak House in Cape Girardeau.

The couple was married April 15, 1945, by the Rev. H.J. Strickert, at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church parish house.

The Birks have four children, Patricia Graham of Radcliff, Ky., Janet Birk of Raleigh, N.C., Dennis (Chris) Birk of DeForest, Wis., and Roger Birk of Jackson.

The couple has seven grandchildren, Lauren Birk of DeForest, David Birk and Michael (Kristi) Birk of Jackson, Samuel (Terri) Birk and Pamela Haupt of Cape Girardeau, Jeff Graham attending flight school in Kentucky, and Jesse Birk on a trip to China; and a great-grandson, Aaron Birk of Cape Girardeau.