Nitschs married 50 years

Sunday, February 24, 2002

JACKSON, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Bob Nitsch of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 23, 2001, with a dinner and dance at Jackson Jaycees Community Center.

Nitsch and Gladys Thompson were married Sept. 23, 1951, at New McKendree United Methodist Church. They have lived and farmed in the Jackson area all their married life.

Their children and spouses are: Donna and Steve Stovall of Jefferson City, Mo., Dr. Kevin and Brenda Nitsch of Rochester, N.Y., and Darla and Mark Hemmann of Chesterfield, Mo. They have five grandchildren, Logan and Erin Stovall, and Daniel, David and Samuel Nitsch.