Anniversaries from April 2009
Simpson -- 40 years
Willie and Deborah Simpson, of Kearney, Mo., celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on Feb. 20, 2009, at Zios in Independence, Kan., hosted by Amber Sojka, Justin Simpson and Austin Simpson. Willie Simpson and the former Deborah Craig were married Feb. 17, 1969, in Fulton, Kan. They are parents of three children and eight grandchildren...
Ast -- 45 years
LeRoy and Ann Ast, Nevada, are observing their 45th wedding anniversary today. LeRoy and the former Ann Shulte were married April 4, 1964, in Conway Springs, Kan., and lived in Conway until 1972 when they moved to Nevada. The Asts are parents to 11 children and their spouses and 21 grandchildren. LeRoy is a farmer and enjoys gardening and fixing things as hobbies. Ann, a homemaker, lists gardening and the grandchildren as hobbies or interests...