Haring - 50 years

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Ray and Joan Haring of Cape Girardeau will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception June 13. The event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Fellowship Center of Grace United Methodist Church.

The Harings were married June 12, 1960, at Central United Methodist Church in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Haring was a teacher in Iowa, at Southeast Missouri State University, and at Jackson High School, from which he retired in 2000 after 40 years of teaching.

Mrs. Haring was a teacher in Iowa and at St. Mary's School in Cape Girardeau, retiring in 1998 after 31 years of teaching. She was a reading consultant six years for Renaissance Learning Inc. of Madison, Wis., following her teaching career.

They have two children, Robyn Edwards (Jason) of Cape Girardeau and Chip Haring (Melissa) of St. Peters, Mo. The couple has six grandchildren, Lilly and Paige Edwards, J.P., Annesley, Jill and Ella Haring.