Henry and Polly Shumaker Sr. -- 50 years Harold and Lucille Shumaker -- 72 years

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Henry and Polly (Mills) Shumaker Sr. will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on July 14, 2013. The couple will celebrate at a reception beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the 3M Clubhouse.

Also honored at the reception will be Henry's parents, Harold and Lucille Shumaker, who were married Jan. 1, 1941, and will be celebrating 72 years of marriage.

The event is open to all friends and family of the couples.

Hosts for the reception are Amber and Wesley Kafer, Brenda and John Larsen, and Henry Shumaker Jr. They will be assisted by Karen Foster, Cindy Peery, and other friends and family.

Henry and Polly were married July 14, 1963, in Nevada and have lived in the area all of their married lives. He is retired from 3M and now spends time farming. She is general manager at Super 8 Motel. Her hobby is embroidery. Both enjoy fishing and spending time with family.

Henry and Polly have three children, Henry Shumaker Jr., Karen Foster, and Brenda Larsen, all of Nevada; seven grandchildren, Kenneth Shumaker, Wesley and Amber Kafer, Christopher Kafer, Keith Kafer, Sarah Wolfe, and Shawn Downen; and five great-grandchildren, Brianna Kafer, Evan Downen, Michelle Downen, Hunter Downen, and Cameron Wolf.

Harold and Lucille have five children; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Cards for the couples may be addressed to 14251 E. Jayhawker Road, Nevada, MO 64772.