Anniversaries from August 2009
Karl and Joan Schnepf
Karl and Joan Schnepf of Le Mars celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at the Coeur d'Alene Resort in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Hosts for the golden event were Chris and Anna Schnepf, Leo, Maria and Sofi of Rathdrum, Idaho; George Schnepf and Nancy Tommeraasen, Carly and Alec, of Sartell, Minn.; Joe and Maggie Schnepf, Georgia and Jack of Snoqualmie Ridge, Wash., and Joe and Julie Hlas, Michael, Liz and William, of Sioux City...
E.J. and Bettyann Lund
E.J. and Bettyann (Martin) Lund, of Woodbourne, N.Y., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 23, 2009, at their residence with family and friends.
E.J. is a former Le Mars resident and a 1956 graduate of Le Mars High School.
Gerald and Vernell Chapman
Gerald and Vernell Chapman of Le Mas will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009. The open house will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at Willow Creek Golf Course Club House in Le Mars. The couple requests no gifts, please...
Deloris and David Kramer
David and Deloris Kramer of Le Mars will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 15, 2009. The couple celebrated the golden event with their entire family last winter between Christmas and New Year's Eve in Sugar Land and Galveston, Texas. The couple has three daughters and five grandchildren. ...
Bernice and Robert Less
Robert and Bernice Less of Le Mars will observe their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 19, 2009. They will celebrate with their family at a weekend get-together. They have four children: Ken and Karla Less of Merrill, Rick and Sandy Less of Swisher, Keith and Gwen Less of Coralville, and Lori and Doug Pedrick of Slinger, Wis. They have nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...
Merlyn and Jan Klein
Merlyn and Jan Klein of Le Mars will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Aug. 15, 2009, during a Mass held at St. Joseph Church in Le Mars with the Rev. Kevin Richter officiating. A family dinner will follow the mass. Their family is also honoring the couple with a card shower. Greetings may be sent to them at 1005 Second St. S.E., Le Mars, Iowa 51031...
Barb and Jerry Brock
Jerry and Barb Brock of Le Mars will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner/bowling party. Cards may be sent to them at 301 Fifth St. N.W., Le Mars IA 51031. Their children are Randy and Lisa Brock of Granbury, Texas, Craig Brock of Le Mars, and Randy and Peggy Seggerman of Sergeant Bluff. The couple have 12 grandchildren and four great grandchildren...
Erwin and Joan Renken
Erwin and Joan Renken of Brunsville will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 7, 2009. The couple will celebrate the golden event with a gathering of family and friends. Hosting the event will be their four children and 11 grandchildren. They are: Becki and Mike McGlauflin of Sioux City, and their children Corby, Eric and Travis; Vicki and Barry Borchers of Le Mars, and their children, Jacci, Bryan, Scott and Tyler; Scott and Jill Renken of Le Mars and their children, Molly and Mitch; and Jodi and Tim Wiese of Webster City and their children, Jay and Emma.. ...
Lyle and Marian Pratt
Lyle and Marian (Brabander) Pratt will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009.
The couple was married at St. John's Lutheran church in Le Mars.
They currently reside at 375 650th Street, Washta, Iowa, 51061.
Al and Kay Fisch
Al and Kay Fisch of Green Valley, Ariz., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary aug. 6, 2009. Al is the son of Dr. and Mrs. R.J. Fisch of Le Mars and Kay is the daughter of George and Martha Kellen of Alton. They were married at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton on Aug. 6, 1959...
Gerri and Ronald Jones
Ronald and Geraldine (Gerri) Jones will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 9, 2009, with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Le Mars. Ronald Jones and the former Geraldine Donovan were married July 11, 1969, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Sioux City. They were blessed with two children, Richard Jones of Snohomish, Wash., and Patti (Bob) Bush of Saratoga, Calif. They have one grandson, Trustan Bush...