Anniversaries (Week of Dec. 10, 2008)


Hillsboro couple celebrates 50th



James and Joyce Thiessen of rural Hillsboro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 22 with a family dinner and dessert buffet at The Milk and Honey.

James Thiessen and Joyce Frantz were married Nov. 17, 1958 at the Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro.

They have two daughters, Michelle and husband Joe Kleinsasser of Hillsboro and Marilyn and husband Russ Friesen of Olathe and six grandchildren.

The couple also celebrated with a family trip to the San Antonio area (Texas) over the Thanksgiving weekend.

Anniversary party Dec. 20 in Peabody



The children of John and Cora Bloomer invite everyone to celebrate their parents 50th wedding anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Peabody Christian Church, corner of Division and Sycamore, in Peabody.

The couple were married Dec. 19, 1958. They have three daughters Faunetta Bloomer of Hillsboro, Carnella Anderson of Wichita and JoLonna Barnes of Peabody. They also have seven grandchildren.

The children request no gifts.


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