ANNIVERSARIES: Lynn, Elva Penner to celebrate 50th

Lynn and Elva Penner of Hillsboro will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 16, with a reception from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hillsboro Senior Center at 212 N. Main.

A short program begins at 3 p.m.

Lynn Penner and Elva Funk were married Sept. 21, 1951, at the Brudertal Mennonite Church. He retired from USD 410 Maintenance Department after 30 years. She has been a nurse for more than 30 years and works part-time at Parkside Homes Inc.

Hosts for the reception will be their children and grandchildren: Morris and Linda Ewert of Wichita, Gary and Terry Penner of Hillsboro and Kent and Diane Jost of Hesston.

The couple has seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The couple requests no gifts.

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