Tuesday, 14 October 2008 14:11Fred and Edith Helmer of Marion will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Friday, Oct. 17 with dinner at Wichita and a bus trip.
Fred Helmer and Edith Graham were married Oct. 17, 1948 at Syracuse. Since that time, they have resided in Wichita, Liberal and Marion.
Fred Helmer worked for Security Oil in Wichita and Liberal for 25 years. He then purchased his own business, Helmer’s Service in Marion.
Edith Helmer worked for the state of Kansas for 26 years and for Home Health in Marion County.
Both are retired. They have four children: David Helmer of Marion (and Debra Thomason); Harold Helmer of Denison, Iowa; Deanna Gilbert (Royce) of Alma and Dan Helmer (Brenda) of Andover.
They also have nine grandchildren and five...
Tuesday, 07 October 2008 13:54J. Dale and Jean C. (Heim) Anderson of Canton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Canton Community Center.
The event will be hosted by their two children and their families: Brenda J. and husband Bill Arloff and Bradley J. and wife Valerie Anderson.
The grandchildren are William, Brenna and Alicia.
The couple was married Oct. 5, 1958 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Canton. He is retired from Agco in Hesston with 46 years of service. He is active in construction and carpentry.
She was a dental assistant and receptionist for many years and was the owner of Fig Leaf Fashions in Canton. She does custodial work for the Canton Post Office. The couple have...
Tuesday, 30 September 2008 15:03Unruhs celebrate 50th anniversary
Harold and Joyce (Duerksen) Unruh, rural Goessel, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 23 with a barbecue meal for family and friends hosted by their children.
The couple was married Aug. 23, 1958, at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church near Goessel. Harold retired from AGCO in 2003, and Joyce retired from secretarial work after 32 years.
Their children are Jeff and Barb of rural Walton, and Mike and Jodi of rural Goessel. They have four grandchildren.
Friesens to mark 60th anniversary
Calvin and Betty Friesen of Wichita will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 7.
They were married in 1948 at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church near Hillsboro.
Calvin taught one...
Wednesday, 24 September 2008 01:46Sudermans mark 60th anniversary
Joe and Rosalie Suderman celebrated their 60th Wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 23 with family and friends at a reception at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro.
Joe Suderman grew up in Enid, Okla., and was attending Tabor College when he met Rosalie Dout from Okeene, Okla. She was attending a Tabor event with her church youth group. They were married Aug. 8, 1948, in Okeene.
They spent much of their married life in Texas, where he served as a doctor of osteopathy. He and his cousin Emery Suderman founded the Suderman Clinic, a family practice, in Pharr, Texas, in 1961.
Rosalie Suderman has been a homemaker and mother to their six children: Rachel Stella, Galveston, Texas; Laura Hughes, Charles...
Tuesday, 16 September 2008 14:30Hamms to celebrate 60th anniversary
Gaylord and Valera Hamm will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 1. They were married Oct. 1, 1948, in Florence.
Their children Larry and Bonnie Winter of Silver Lake, Ron and Barbara Williams of Glempool, Okla., Jim and Myrna Hamm of Tampa, grandchildren and great-grandchildren will host a family dinner for them on Oct. 11.
Friends can honor their anniversary with a card shower sent to Box 21, Durham, KS 66438.
Dirkses celebrate 60th anniversary
Melvin and Vera Dirks of Hillsboro celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday with a family supper.
The couple was married Sept. 12, 1948, at the old Logan Mennonite Church north of Durham.
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