Roy and Helena Kesecker anniversary news
i Â» of i n . u n c e Betty Cramer, Mr., Mrs. Kesecker Mark 40th Wedding Anniversary Mr. and M r s . Roy M. Kesecker celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday at their home on Route 2. Berkeley Springs. West Virginia. Their children marked the occasio: by holding open house from 2 V) 4 in Ihe afternoon. The golden October day \ias reflected in the bright multicolored chrysanthemums and fall foliage throughout ihe house. The long buffet table was adorned w i t h an arrangement of snow while c h r y s a n t h e m u m s intermingled w f i h ruljy red dahlias in a large oval cut glass bowl, flanked by tall while tapers, Featured in the center of the table was a huge four-tiered wedding cake. The Kescckcrs were married on October 25. 1016. in the Unilrd Brethren parsonage al Cherry Hun, wilh the Reverend \V. M. Maiden officiating. Mr. Kcsec- kcr's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Emory M. Pen- loney, were their only attendants. Mrs. Kesecker is Ihe former Helena WarrcnfelU. daughter of the late John and Ellen W a r r e n - felli. The couple h a v e three children, Mrs. Lloyd (Catherine) Lulman of floiile 2-, Mrs. Marlin ( U l a c U i ) Butts. Marlinsburg. and N'clson of Berkeley Spring. Mr. Keseckcr has three children hy a former marriage, Mrs. Hanson ( E r n - croy) Messier, H a g e r s i o w n . anil Terry and Kenneth both uf M a r t i n s b u r g . They also h a v e IS grandchildren and two great grandsons, one of whom arrived a few h o u r s before the cclcbraliou. The Keseckers lived in the Pleasant Hill section of Sleepy Creek District until 1923, when they moved to the Kesecker liomeslcnd. where they now reside. They arc both natives of Morgan County, w e r e reared I'nilcd Brethren homes and were devoted members of (he Pleasant Hill U.B. Church, where Mrs. Kesceker was organist and relary lor many years. Mr. Kesecker served on the committee w h e n the church w'as 1314. was a Â· truslcc and the church treasurer for 33 years. Along wilh their church work they have both been a c t i v civic affairs. He served on the Board of Education in Sleepy Creek District, Ihe county school board, w a s president of Bureau and director of the National F a r m Loan Association M o r g a n County. At present a director in the Mutual Farm Insurance Company, lie owns operates three f a r m s and much pleasure allending the slock sales. Mrs. Hessler received the host of friends and relations who stopped in and showored the couple with congratulations and gifts. Cake and punch were served 1)}' Mrs. L u t m a n and M r Over a hundred called (luring two hours open house. An honored guest at this memorable occassion w a s Rev. -Maiden who is now retired and lives in Harrisonburg, \'a. Present also were Mr. and Mrs. -- Pcnloney of Berkeley Springs who witnessed the ceremony in t n t b .