Shelby - 40 years

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Shelby of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner Aug. 21, 2011.

Shelby and Karen Wilmsmeyer were married Aug. 21, 1971, at Salem United Church of Christ in St. Louis.

The couple has two children, Jodie (Eric) Ticer and Justin Shelby. They have a grandson, Lawson Ticer.

Mr. and Mrs. Shelby are enjoying retirement -- he from management with State Farm Insurance, and she as a teacher with Jackson School District.