Anniversaries (June 8, 2016)

Donley and Carol Duerksen
Donley and Carol Duerksen
Duerksens mark 50 years of marriage

Donley and Carol Duerk­sen of rural Goessel celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 28 with family and friends at a barbecue at their farm.

The couple were married June 10, 1966, at the Alexan­derwohl Mennonite Church near Goessel.

Prior to owning and operating a forage/grain harvesting business the past 25 years, Donley was employed as an engineer at Hesston Corp./Hay & Forage Indus­tries in Hesston.

Carol completed 31 years teaching high school business/computer application classes at Hutchinson High School and Moundridge High School before joining Donley as a partner with Duerksen Harvesting.