Wilbur and Beverly (Booth) Kruse will celebrate their 55thwedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children on Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 1-4 p.m. at the American Legion, 100 N. Main St., Pearl City.
They were married May 31, 1958 at Cherry Grove Church of the Brethren in rural Lanark, IL by the late Rev. Merle Hawbecker.
God blessed them with four children: Ellen (Steven) Rice, the late Susan (George) Dawson, George (Michelle) Kruse, and Harlan (Janet) Kruse; five grandchildren: Bryan & Christopher Rice, Christopher & Logan Kruse, Noah Kruse; one great-grandchild: Cassidy Rice.
All family and friends are invited to share in their special day and to bring a note of special remembrance to be entered into a memory book being made by their children. Send your memories c/o Wilbur Kruse, 7455 W Pearl City Rd, Pearl City, IL 61062. Please omit any gifts as your presence is our gift.
Kilannin Cathleen Krysiak of Lanark, IL and Kurt Jason Valdez of Fenton, MO are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Kilannin is the daughter of Gregory and Denise Krysiak of Lanark, IL. Kurt is the son of Terry and Kathleen Valdez of Fenton, MO.
The bride to be is a graduate of Eastland High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Illinois. At present she is a PhD Candidate in Molecular Genetics and Genomics at Washington University in St. Louis.
The future groom is a graduate of Rockwood Summit High School and a 2001 graduate of Saint Louis University. He is employed by AT&T as a Technical Architect.
The couple plan to wed November 9th at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Fenton, MO, and will make their home in Fenton, MO.
Schoenys Welcome New Son
Bryan and Chelsea Schoeny from Shannon, IL welcomed their second child, Brody Gerald Schoeny into their family.
Brody was born on Saturday, May 11th 2013 at Freeport Memorial Hospital in Freeport, IL.
He has one older sister, Audrey- 23 months old.
Grandparents are Brian and Dawn Barr (Shannon), Kent and Julie Schoeny (Shannon).
Great Grandparents are James and Elizabeth Slick (Freeport), Ted and Harriet Haight (Freeport), Gerald and Jane Schoeny (Shannon) and Marlis Kapfenstein (Lanark).