Gathering to mark 50 years of marriage

The 50th wedding celebration of Art and Harriet Suderman will be held 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 8, with an open house at the Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church Activity Center.

A program will begin at 3 p.m.

Art Suderman and Harriet Klaassen were married Aug. 12, 1954, in the Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, with Waldo D. Hiebert officiating.

Hosts for the anniversary celebration will be their five children, 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren: Glenn and Lynnette Suderman, Kelsi and Grant of Garnett; Debi and Scott Foth, Sara, Nadia and Juan, and Toshia and Tony Silva, Trace and Tessa of Kerman, Calif.; Lori and Lou Thurston, and Jessi and Ian Weisbeck, Elli and Tuesday, all of Hillsboro, and Staci and Fred Silhan of Sidney, Ohio; David and Connie Suderman, Michael, Tyler and Adam of Hillsboro; and Roxi and Ty Klein and Iris of Hillsboro.

Friends and family are invited to attend.

Open house honors
Sommerfelds’ 40th

Arnie and Judy (Keller) Sommerfeld will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a come-and-go open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, July 25, at Zion Lutheran Church, 225 S. Poplar in Newton.

They were married July 31, 1964, in Canton.

Arnie worked for Glennon Crowther for 34 years and is retired from construction and farming. Judy has worked for Maleta Forsberg for the past 30 years.

The celebration is being hosted by their children, Kenny and Anita Rogers of Offerle and Kevin and Angie Staley and grandchildren, Bryce and Taylor Staley, all of Newton.

Friends and family are invited to the open house, and the family requests no gifts.

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