Anniversaries (June 12, 2013)


Florence couple celebrate 60 years



Billy J. Williams was married to Margie S. Thompson-Williams the evening of June 26, 1953, at the home of Laron and Lola Smith in Harold, Ark.

To honor their 60th wedding anniversary, their children and grandchildren are having a celebration from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at the American Legion,

No gifts are requested. The couple are looking forward to sharing this occasion with friends and family.


Krebs to celebrate 50th anniversary




Don and Jean Krebs of Hutchinson, formerly of Hillsboro, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary June 15.

The couple were married June 15, 1963, in Scott City.

They have six children to include Andy and Madonna Krebs of Fairland, Okla. (children: Caleb, Ethan and Makaela); Matt and Judy Krebs of Lancaster, Pa. (children: Landry and Anika); Daniel and Angie Krebs of Newton (children: Mia and Nick)l Anna and Brad Berg of McPherson (child: Katie); Beth and Keith Schobert of Fort Worth, Texas (children: Emma and Lola); and Abi and Will Goertzen of Lawrence (children: Hannah and Isaac).

The couple recently had a weekend celebration with all their children and grandchildren in Hutchinson.

Cards may be sent to: 1005 Wyoming, Hutchinson, KS 67502.

The couple requests no gifts.


Hillsboro couple to celebrate 65 years




Virgil and Phyllis (Wiens) Litke will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 15, with family.

The couple was married June 15, 1948, at Ebenfeld Mennonite Brethren Church in rural Hillsboro.

For 65 years the couple has lived southeast of Hillsboro on the farm Virgil?s father bought in 1919. In addition to farming, they started Litke Products in 1970, a company they still own and operate.

Their four children include Sharon Litke, who died in 1962, Glenn and Sheila Litke and Brenda Jordan, all of rural Hillsboro, and Sidney and Priscilla Litke of Port Washington, Wis.

They also have nine grandchildren. They are Erick and Sara-Jean Litke of Sheboygan, Wis., Grace (Litke) and Evan Skelton of Aurora, Colo., Scott, Joanna, Charlotte and Sarah Litke of Port Washington, Wis., Jennifer (Jordan) and Jarod Ebenhack of Pompano Beach, Fla., Jon and Lori Jordan of Newton and Jeremy and Amy Jordan of Edmond, Okla., and 14 great-grandchildren, Leona-Rae Litke, Justin, Jaden, Daphne, Dora and Brendan Ebenhack, Makenzie, Adelyn and Emerson Jordan, Alice, Elsie, Sadie, Virgil and Lucille Jordan.









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