Joe and Linda Stinson, of Arenzville, will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on August 7, They were married at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beardstown on August 7, 1963.
Their parents are Bette L. Foster and Ethel Stinton, of Beardstown, and the late Francis Foster and Bert Stinson.
They are the parents of two children, Todd (wife, Kelly) Stinson, of Rushville, and Tasha (husband Jon) Marshall, of Springfield. They are very proud of their five grandchildren: Brian and Elliott Stinson, and Brady, Brock and Isabelle Marshall.
Joe retired from Oscar Mayer and Cargill in Beardstown, and after 41 years as a volunteer fireman in Arenzville. Linda is employed as a School Psychologist at Four Rivers Special Education in Jacksonville.
They plan to celebrate their anniversary with their family at a Cardinal game on Aug. 7. An open house celebration will be held on Sunday August 25th from 3-5 p.m. at the Ridge View Winery in Mt. Sterling. Family and friends are invited to attend. No gifts please.