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Norman and Ruth Barker

Monday, October 17, 2011

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Norman and Ruth Barker of Le Mars observed their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 7, 2011.

The couple celebrated with a family dinner Oct. 8 at Archie's Waeside in Le Mars.

Norman Barker and Ruth Barbara Peterson were married Oct. 7, 1951, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Craig.

They are the parents of four children: Carolyn (Wes) Peterson of International Falls, Minn., Joann (Carl) Johnson of Le Mars, Jim (Mary) Barker of Ireton, and Jean (Corby) Fichter of Essex. They have 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild: Eric Peterson, Rachel (Will) Schmerge , Katy (Matt) Ridge and their daughter Kaylee , Ben (Janelle) Johnson, Greta Johnson, Tim (Lisa) Barker, Laura (Robert) Grandin, David Barker, and Adam, Austin and Heidi Fichter.