A 50th Anniversary Open House is planned to honor Clarence and Norma Forth of rural Mt. Carroll. Friends and family are invited to the event which will be held on September 15, 2013 from 1-4 p.m. at the Naaman Diehl Auditorium in Mt. Carroll.
Norma Messmer and Clarence Forth were united in marriage on September 15, 1963 in the Mt. Carroll United Methodist Church with Rev. Thomas officiating. They are the parents of three sons: James (Michelle) Forth of Shannon; John (Brenda) Forth of Pearl City, and Paul (Lynnette) Forth of Mt. Carroll. The couple has four grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, and 5 step great-grandchildren.
A luncheon will be served, and please omit gifts.
Thedes Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary
Albert Thede and the former Ruth Wyss are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The Thedes were wed August 25th, 1963 at Salem United Church of Christ in Lena, IL. They have two children; Jason (Dawn) Thede, Shannon, IL, and Joy (Brad) Lott, Oakland Twp, MI. They have five grandchildren; Jake and Bailey Thede and Olivia, Collin and Brooklin Lott. Cards can be mailed to: 205 W. Division Rd, Shannon, IL 61078.
VanBuskirk Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary
Clark and Janice (Jan) VanBuskirk will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house for friends and family hosted by their children. It will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Heritage Center in downtown Lanark.
Clark VanBuskirk and the former Janice Palmer were married Sept. 1, 1963, at the United Methodist Church in Oregon, IL with Rev. Hilliard Howard officiating. The couple has lived their entire married life on the family farm between Lanark, Mount Carroll and Chadwick.
They are the parents of four children: Carmen (Daniel) Kiefer of Chokoloskee, FL, Crista (Rick) Floming of Lanark, Clark E. VanBuskirk of Carlinville, and Colette (Bruce) Binger of Ridott. They have seven grandchildren: Brett and Emily Ware of Oshkosh and Portage, WI, Alyssa Floming of Lanark, Carson and Dane VanBuskirk of Carlinville and Virden, and Ryan and Jason Binger of Ridott, one great grandchild Zane Landers of Portage, WI, four step grandchildren and six step great grandchildren.
Your presence will be the best gift you can bring.