Tuesday, 16 September 2008 14:30
Hamms to celebrate 60th anniversary
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.
For 22 years, Melvin was employed as a maintenance electrician at Hesston Corp.
Vera was a certified nursing assistant at nursing homes. The couple raised their family in Lehigh.
Children are Bruce of Tampa; Sharlene Becker of Gona, Africa; Bradley of Canton; and Donnalee Johnson of Texoma, Texas. The couple has 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.