August 27, 2014

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Klokers to celebrate 40th anniversary PDF Print E-mail

Bob and Paula Kloker will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, August 10. They were married August 10, 1974 at Dayton Avenue Baptist Church in Peoria by the late Rev. Arthur Grigg.
Paula is the daughter of the late Howard and Mildred (Mim) Leverton of Rushville, formerly of Peoria. Bob is the son of the late Ed and Lois Kloker of Beardstown.
They are the parents of two children, Faith Ann Kloker (companion, Kevin Grab) of Springfield and Christopher Kloker (wife, Kari) of Pittsfield. They are grandparents of four grandsons, Jakob, Keegan, Beau and Drake.
Bob has farmed in the Beardstown area all of their married life and Paula works for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Springfield.
The couple celebrated their anniversary earlier this year with a trip to Las Vegas. A dinner for family and friends will be held on Sunday, August 10.

Durells to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary PDF Print E-mail

Bonnie (Moore) and Donald Durell of Browning, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on August 7.
They were married on August 7, 1964 in Beardstown by the late Rev. Lottie Morrow. Their witnesses were the late Raymond Knous and the late Marilyn (Moore) Hay.

75th Wedding Anniversary PDF Print E-mail

Claude and Gladys Browning, of Canton, observed their 75th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving Day at the home of their granddaughter, surrounded by approximately 35 family members and friends of family.
The two were married on December 25, 1938 in Macomb.   An early celebration was held with their three children, Barbara Goodin, (husband, Robert) of Virginia, John Browning, of Galesburg, and  Steve Browning, (wife, Carolyn) of Canton.  Along with their three children, the Browning’s have been blessed with eight grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Browning have lived in several cities around central Illinois including Lewistown, Peoria, and Chillicothe. They presently reside in Canton.

Luxes to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary PDF Print E-mail

Kenneth and Shirley (Carls) Lux will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary, August 30. They were united in marriage at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Beardstown, on August 30, 1953. Ken is retired from CIPS and Shirley retired from Meyer Red Fox Grocery.

They have three children: Lisa (Jim) Langdon, Kevin (Susan), and Jeff (Sandra)?Lux, all of Beardstown. They have eight grandchildren:?Becca, Ben, Will, Liz, Allison, Adam, Jed and Jake, and one great-grandchild, Adeline.
A family dinner is planned for Sept. 1. Anyone wanting to help celebrate this special occasion, send a card to 411 E. 15th St., Beardstown, IL 62618.

Kershaws celebrate 50th wedding anniversary PDF Print E-mail

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Kershaw of Arenzville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house to be hosted by their children, Sunday, August 18 from 2-4 p.m. at the fellowship hall of the Arenzville United Methodist Church. Family and friends are invited. No gifts please.

Ronald Eugene Kershaw and Helena Faye Hacker were married August 15, 1963 at the First Assembly of God Church in Jacksonville by her brother, Rev. E.L. Hacker and the late W.A. Gardner.
He is the son of the late Ralph (Tag) and Esther Kershaw and she is the daughter of the late Ellis (Boots) and Alice Hacker.
They are the parents of two daughters, Bethany (Beth) Kershaw of Jacksonville and Angela (husband, Andy) Phelps of Arenzville and have two grandchildren, Allison and Kellan Phelps also of Arenzville.