Wednesday, 18 June 2008 06:45Paul and Norma Graber celebrated 50 years of marriage by spending the day in Wichita with their family, a highlight being a visit to the Sedgwick County.
The couple also took a five-day cruise. Their children will host a barbecue at a later date.
Paul Graber and Norma Thiessen were married June 14, 1958, at Tabor Mennonite Church, near Goessel.
Paul retired after 17 years with Norcraft Co. in Newton and now enjoys fishing, woodworking and stained-glass projects.
Norma retired after 33 years from Crossroads Credit Union in Goessel. Among her many hobbies is quilt making, having made several quilts for her family.
The couple’s children are Sheri and Scott Bonnet of Emporia, Jerry and Linda Graber of rural Newton and Diane and Fred...
Wednesday, 11 June 2008 07:04Hieberts celebrate 50th anniversary
Merlin and Velma (Schroeder) Hiebert of Goessel celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 28.
The couple married in 1958 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church near Goessel.
They spent two years in IW Service, working at Evanston (Ill.) Hospital, and currently reside on a dairy farm north of Goessel.
Children are Sanday and Steve Banman, Myron and Ann Hiebert and Lynell and Vickie Hiebert. Grandchildren are Allison and Craig Banman, Garrett Weston and Lucus Hiebert and Brian, Ashley and Kendall Hiebert.
Don & Jeanie Krebs celebrate 45 years
Don and Jeanie Krebs of Scott City will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary June 15. A celebration with family is planned.
Don and the former...
Wednesday, 14 May 2008 10:27
Gerald and Joyce Kessler of rural Lehigh will celebrate 50 years of marriage with a card shower and reception from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 24 at the Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church activity center.
Gerald Kessler and Joyce Thiessen were married June 9, 1958, at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church.
The reception is hosted by their children, Renay and Phil Neufeldt of Buhler, Lynn and Marie Kessler of Hillsboro and Melanie and Rick Reed of McPherson, and the couple’s eight grandchildren.
Tuesday, 22 April 2008 18:50
Oliver and Marcella Mohn, Hillsboro, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house Saturday, April 12, at the Hillsboro Senior Center.
Their family gathered for an evening meal on Friday. Attending were Gordon and Vicky Mohn, Hillsboro; Jeremy, Avery and Rylan Mohn, Olathe; Justin, Jenny and Paxton McKnight, Lindsborg; Bob, Karen and Tiffany Haug, Jetmore; Russell and Kara Haug, Park City; Ryan and Risa Haug, Wichita; Jeryl and Vicki Mohn, Sugar Land, Texas; and Justin Mohn and Erin Cameron, Bellingham, Mass.
Joining the family on Saturday were Jason, Rachel, Kyra, Karsten and Amara Mohn, Salina.
On Saturday morning, Oliver and Marcella Mohn hosted a bridal shower for Erin Cameron, fiancee of Justin Mohn.
Wednesday, 16 April 2008 01:31Hieberts celebrate 50th anniversary
Melvin and Norma (Wiens) Hiebert of North Newton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 22 with a family dinner at the home of their daughter, Nancy and Bruce Funk, North Newton.
Also attending were grandchildren Michael Funk of Fort Collins, Colo., and Gena and Adam Breker of Wichita.
The Hieberts were married April 2, 1958, at the Goessel Mennonite Church. After the wedding, they lived in Bloomington, Ill., for two years before moving to the Goessel/Hillsboro area to run a dairy farm.
They were dairy farmers until 1984 when Melvin was paralyzed after a farm accident. They moved to North Newton in 1986 where Norma worked at Prairie View Food Services. She recently retired after 21 years...
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