Anniversaries from May 2010
Bacon -- 65 years
A card shower will be held for Kenneth and Lucile (Deer) Bacon, in honor of their 65th wedding anniversary. The couple were married in Iola, Kan., on June 6, 1945. The Bacons have five children with spouses: Harley and Beverly Fuhrman of Bronson, Charles and Cris Bacon of Moran, Doug and Paula Bacon of Towanda, Jason and Cindy Mefford of Mapleton, Phil and Jean Davolt of Valley Center. They have 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren...
Johnson -- 46 years
The children of Karen and Andy Johnson, Fort Scott, will host a celebration in honor of the couple's 46th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 13, 2010, from 2-5 p.m., at Shelter House No. 6 in Gunn Park, 1010 Park Ave., Fort Scott. The event is open to friends and family. ...
West -- 50 years
Dean and Carolyn West will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 4, 2010, with their children and grandchildren at the family farm, north of Mapleton, Kan. The couple met while attending Pittsburg State University. Dean and Carolyn are both retired teachers from the U234 school system...
Snow -- 40 years
Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Snow of Columbia, Mo., former Nevada residents, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on June 6, 2010. They were married on this date in Overland Park, Kan., in 1970. Chuck and Janis lived in Nevada from 1970 to 1989, before moving to Columbia. ...
Bigelow -- 50 years
The family of Galen and Marita Bigelow will host a celebration of the couple's 50th wedding anniversary on June 5, 2010, from 1-3 p.m., at the Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott St., Fort Scott, Kan. The occasion is open to friends and family. Galen and Marita were married on June 7, 1960, at the First Church of God at the Corner of Wall and Broadway in Fort Scott...
Chermok -- 50 years
Louis and Darlene Chermok, Fort Scott, Kan., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 6, 2010, with a reception for family and friends at Kennedy Gymnasium, from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will be hosted by the couple's four children: Michael and Kristin Chermok, Olathe, Kan.; Daniel and Dalene Chermok, Fruita, Colo.; Richard Chermok, Garland, Kan.; and Teresa and Darren Maynard, Fort Scott...
Nichols -- 50 years
Lester and Rosetta (Owens) Nichols, of Nevada, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 18, 2010. They were married in 1960 in Nevada. The Nichols have one daughter and son-in-law, Francine and Jerry Riggs; and two grandchildren, John Murphy and Shea Riggs...
Wells -- 50 years
Bob and Dorothea Nichols Wells, Schell City, were married May 6, 1960, at Yokohama, Japan, while Bob was serving in the U.S. Navy at the Naval Air Station, Atsugi, Japan. They were transferred to the United States and finished the service years at Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, Wash. From there they settled in the greater Kansas City area where they spent the next 40 years...
Norval -- 50 years
The family of Joe and Doris Norval will host a celebration of the couple's 50th wedding anniversary on May 16, 2010, from 2--4 p.m. at the El Dorado Springs Civic Center, 135 West Spring Street. The occasion is open to friends and family. Joe and Doris were married on May 21, 1960, at the Christian Church in Osage Beach, Mo. Their children are Rusty and Jill Norval, Pam and Gene Shumaker, Joey and Theresa Norval, and Kathy and Myron Rapp...