Lloyd and Virginia Stroud of Great Bend will celebrate their 50th anniversary on June 10 with a family gathering.
Larry and Ruby Manweiler will celebrate their 60th anniversary on June 1 with a card shower.
Bob and Nancy Beck will celebrate their 50th anniversary with an Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on May 5 at the Immaculate Conception Parish Center in Claflin. Hosts for the event will be their children, Andy and Paula Beck of Hays and Carmen and Howard Johnson of Claflin. Their grandchildren are Brad Johnson of Claflin, Jeremy Johnson, Laura and Treighton of Hays and Brandon Beck of Lawrence.
Richard and Martha Strecker of Dodge City will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception at 2 p.m. on May 27 at the Knights of Columbus in Dodge City. Hosts for the event will be their children Dave and Roni Strecker of Minneola, Shannon and Jan Stauth of Hays, Steve and Janna Strecker of Garden City and Scot and Karen Moeder of Great Bend; and their 11 grandchildren.
Dean and Betty Misegadis will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a card shower. Hosts for the event will be their children and spouses Lois Misegadis and Mike James, Darlene Misegadis, and Steve and Barb Misegadis; and their grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Leroy and Dorothy Rube of Hoisington will celebrate their 65th anniversary on April 20th. Dorothy Karst and Leroy Rube were united in marriage on April 20, 1947, at St. John's Lutheran Church, north of Susank. The couple moved into their new home at 615 E. 6th Street on their wedding night, where they still reside.
Wayne and Patti Hesher of Larned, will celebrate their 60th anniversary on April 20 with a card shower.
Wayne and Judy McReynolds of Great Bend will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a card shower.
Tom and Carolyn Humburg will celebrate their 40th anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on March 11 in the parlor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be their children and grandchildren, Charlotte Humburg; Richard, Amanda, Adleigh and Ashlee Humburg; and Sara Humburg. The couple request no gifts.
Ray and Jacque Scheideman celebrated their 50th anniversary on Feb. 24. Jacque Strong and Ray Scheideman were united in marriage on Feb. 24, 1962 in Smith Center. Ray is retired from AT&T and now works part time at CPl. Jacque is an office secretary for Central Kansas Development Inc. They has three children, Brad and Rita Scheideman of Great Bend, Brian and Jan Scheideman of Wamego, and the late Brenda Mason; eight grandchildren; and five ...
Marion and Juanita Alpers of Hudson will celebrate their 60th anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 11 at the Hudson Community Hall. Hosts for the event will be their son, Kevin and Barb Alpers, daughter Janell and Reuel Foote, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Irvin and Shirley Burhenn celebrated their 60th anniversary on Jan. 29 with a celebration and dinner at the Olive Garden in Wichita. The couple took their first ride in a limousine to the celebration, traveling from El Dorado with their children and grandchildren. Attending the celebration were their sons Stewart Burhenn of El Dorado and Steve Burhenn and wife Adel of Great Bend; their daughter, Kala Bayes and husband Jerry of Amelia, Ohio; grandson, Jason ...
Don and Jean Kimber of Great Bend will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Jan. 27 with a family dinner and card shower.
Leo J. and Dorothy A. (Dreher) Schmidt celebrated their 65th anniversary on Jan. 13. Leo is retired from Smith Tool Company. The couple's children are Dianna Koerner of Hays, George (Sallie) Schmidt of Fort Smith, Ark., Karen (Steve) Harper of Hutchinson, Michael (Debbie) Schmidt, of Greeley, Colo., Patricia Schartz of Great Bend and Joan (Jeff) Barrett of Wichita. They have 12 grandchildren, eight
Bud and Melva Pivonka of Timken, celebrated their 65th anniversary on Dec. 24. Melva Gillig and Bud Pivonka were united in marriage on Dec. 24, 1946. The couple has three children, Steve Pivonka, Nancy Pivonka, and David Pivonka; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.