The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on October 6, 1996 · Page 14
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 14

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, October 6, 1996
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B2 SUNDAY. OCTOBER 6, 1996 LIFE THE SALINA JOURNAL MILESTONES ON WEDDING DAY — James Anderson and Norma Gagna Mr. and Mrs. Jim Anderson 50 YEARS AGO — Edith Schep- mann and Henry Schultz Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schultz Golden reception set for Andersons 50 YEARS AGO — Robert Wilkey and Evelyn Warner Mr. and Mrs. Bob Wilkey RUSSELL — Mr. and Mrs. James W. "Jim" Anderson, 257 S. Elm, are to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an 11 a.m. Mass Oct. 13 at the St. Mary's Catholic Church. A dinner for relatives and others is to be served at 12:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge on South Highway 281, where an open house will follow from 3 to 5 p.m. Hosts are the celebrants' son, and his wife, David and Patricia. Assisting will be their two granddaughters. There are two great-grandchildren. Anderson and the former Norma Jean Gagna exchanged wedding vows Oct. 14,1946, in Concordia and have lived in Russell since 1947. He retired after 40 years with the Russell Daily News, and then went to work for his son who owns an aerial spraying service. The couple request no gifts. Schultzes of Holyrood plan golden event Wilkeys of Gypsum to have golden occasion HOLYROOD — Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schultz of rural Holyrood are to observe their 50th wedding anniversary with a 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. open house Friday, Oct. 11, at the American Legion Hall, 416 N. Main. A dance is to follow. All friends and relatives are invited. The couple request no gifts. Hosts are the honorees' three sons, and their wives: Arlen, Loren and Kevin of Holyrood. Assisting will be their six grandchildren. The marriage of Schultz and the former Edith Schepmann was solemnized Oct. 15,1946, in Holyrood. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he retired as a rural mail carrier. The couple live and farm west of Holyrood. GYPSUM — Mr. and Mrs. Robert "Bob" Wilkey are to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a 2 to 4 p.m. open house Oct. 13 at the City Building, 521 Maple. Hosts are the celebrants' two children, and their spouses, Jack and Deborah of Garfield, Ark., and John and Linda DeBus of Rogers, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. Lou Vlnduska 50th for Vinduskas PILSEN — The two sons of Mr. and Mrs. Lou Vinduska are to fete their parents with a 2 to 4 p.m. golden wedding anniversary open house Oct. 13 in the dining room of the Holy Family Parish Church. Mrs. Vinduska is the former Ruby Prochaska. - Entertaining will be Terry and 'Cindy and Ron and Tamara of Topeka. Their five granddaughters will assist. • The Vinduskas' marriage was solemnized Oct. 15,1946, in Glas;co. A veteran of World War II, he retired from farming. His wife is a homemaker. The couple now live in Pilsen. :.' They request no gifts. 50th day for Benfields Monday, Oct. 7, is the golden wedding anniversary of Salinans Mr. and Mrs. Bob Benfield, 109 Baker. A family dinner is planned today for them. The couple have three children, 'Mary Hay and Gary of Salina and George of Virginia Beach, Va. There are eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Benfield and the former Mary Blanck exchanged wedding vows Oct. 7,1946, in Boonville, Mo., and since have lived at their present address. A U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, he retired after 29 years as a letter carrier. His wife Is a homemaker and volunteer 'bookkeeper at Sacred Heart Grade School. John Bonfield has 90th birthday Saturday, Oct. 12, is the 90th birthday of Salinan John Bonfield, Smoky Hill Rehabilitation Center, 1007 Johnstown. A card shower is slated for him. The honoree has three children, and their spouses: Judy and Larry Sorenson of Abilene, Jeannie and Gary Hansen of Salina and Bill and Sandy of Kansas City, Kan. There are eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Bonfield married Pearle Baier in 1935, and they farmed near Elmo until moving to Salina this past June, Heinens plan 50th occasion FORMOSO — The five children of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Heinen are to honor their parents with a 2 to 4 p.m. golden wedding anniversary open house Oct. 13 at the Senior Center. Entertaining will be Warren of Topeka; Alvin of Forraoso; Ann and Jerry Jennings of Cedar Vale, Gary of Overland Park and Mark of Jewell. There are four grandsons. Heinen and the former Alene Knowlton were wed Oct. 10,1946, in Esbon. All friends and relatives are invited to the event. ', The honorees request no gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Desalre 55th jubilee to fete Desaires After a Mass and renewal of wedding vows at the St. Mary, Queen of the Universe Catholic Church, Salinans Mr. and Mrs. Leo Desaire recently were honored with a 55th wedding anniversary reception at their home, 415 Garden. Hosts were five of the couple's 10 children, and their spouses: Mary and Jim Divilbiss of Solomon and Jonetta and Donald Petty, Karyl and Jimmy Wilson, Martin and Sherrie Desaire and Leland Desaire of Salina. The honorees' other five children are: Richard of Salina; Donald of Loveland, Colo.; Michael of La Mesa, Calif.; Marva Gill of New Bremen, Ohio, and Arlinda McLaughlin of Pinedale, Wyo. Ther are 21 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Desaire and the former Deloris Bennet were wed Aug. 31,1941, in Hill City and have lived in Salina for 30 years. He retired from civil service. His wife, a former schoolteacher, also worked for Beech Aircraft and the former Roberts Industries. ON WEDDING DAY — Maxlne Mans and Don Brummer Mr. and Mrs. Don Brummer Golden occasion to fete Brummers DOWNS — A Mass is planned at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the St. Mary's Catholic Church, in celebration of the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Don Brummer (Maxine Mans), 17 Circle Drive, Downs, KS 67437. All friends and relatives are invited to a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at the church. The couple request no gifts. . Hosts are the honorees' three living children, and their spouses: Danny and Nancie of Bennington; Tony and Jolene Aguilera of Edmond, Okla., and Deborah and Dan Bernard of Russell. Two other children, Lonnie and Gilbert, are deceased. There are 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The Brummers wed Oct. 15, 1946, in Osborne and since have lived in Alton and Downs. He has farmed, worked in lawn care and for Circle Steel. His wife has been a doctor's receptionist, a dietitian at Downs Nursing Home and part-time sales clerk at Downs Ready-to- Wear. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Rahe 50th day for Panes ATWOOD — A 2 to 4 p.m. open house is scheduled today at Atwood's American Legion Hall, in celebration of the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence (Florence) Rahe of Ludell. Hosts are their four children — Duane, Dorothy, Delores and Donna — and their families. The couple wed Oct. 6,1946, in rural Canton. Assisting will be their six grandchildren and four great- n grandchildren. Wilkey and the former Evelyn Warner were married Oct. 15,' ' 1946, in lola. He retired in 1979 ' from the former Federal Mogul Co. of Salina. All friends and relatives are invited to the celebration. .' T,he couple request no gifts. Violet Greever has : 90th celebration • A 90th birthday open house for. Salinan Violet Greever, 1301 '.'.*, Highland Circle, is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 in Litchman Hall of Christ Episcopal Cathedral, 138 S. Eighth. All friends and relatives are invited. She requests no guls. Hostess is the honoree's one living daughter^;*'! Roberta Hechman, and family,'of! Newton. •! Two other daughters, Carol Su^ Greever and Gail Greever Copp, ', are deceased. "•'",••<' There are four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Born Violet Herrmann Oct. 13, 1906, in Enterprise, she was a teacher for many years and married Merle Greever in 1936 at Dodge City. They lived in Wichita until moving to Salina and buying The Flower Nook in 1954. She retired as the store's co-owner-in 1978. Her husband died in 1991. Ruby observance slated for Vinsons Salina's Friendship Center, 746 Comanche, is to be the scene of a 7 p.m. 40th wedding anniversary reception Saturday, Oct. 12, for Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Vinson, 2633 Key. ; A dance is to follow until 11 p.m. ' Entertaining for all friends and relatives will be the celebrants' four children, and their spouses: Frank and Beth, 2324 Huntington; Mike and Karen, 4649 W. Schilling; Dennis and Stacy, 2203 1 Wesley, and Melissa and Dave Clark, 2633 Key. There are eight grandchildren. Vinson and the former Margaret Aoki were married Oct. 12, 1956, in Tokyo, Japan, and since have lived in Salina. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1974 and from Beech Aircraft in 1994; Vinson now works at Petro 2. His wife retired in 1989 after 16 years with Tony's Pizza Service. The honoreeg request no gifts. r» Call Today to Reserve Your Apartment. ASSISTED LIVING AT STERLING HOUSE • THE NEW ALTERNATIVE TO NURSING HOME CARE "Sterling House gave us the perfect alternative to nursing home care" pecial people with special needs due to memory loss disorders or problems associated with diabetes, stroke, arthritis, and many other age related conditions can often get the level of care they need here at Sterling House. The caring, highly trained staff provides a wide range of specially tailored services to meet the unique needs of every resident, right in their own apartment. 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