Lance and Carla Grisham of Lanark, IL are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Calley Anne Grisham to Samuel Adam Lemm of Lena, IL.
Samuel is the son of Jim and Cindy Lemm of Thomson, IL, and Becky Weatherington of Colorado Springs, CO.
The bride to be is an 2007 graduate of Eastland High School and a 2011 graduate of Western Illinois University where she earned a B.S. degree in Exercise Science. The future groom is a 2005 graduate of Savanna High School. He is employed as an engineer at Canadian Pacific Railway. The couple plans to have an outdoor wedding on September 7 of this year.
Lanark Couple Celebrates 50th
David and Karen Sloan of Lanark are looking forward to celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an Open House on Sunday, August 11, 2013 from 1-3 p.m. at the Heritage Center on Broad Street in downtown Lanark.
David Sloan and Karen Diffenderfer were married on August 10, 1963 by the late D. Edwin Rodebaugh at the Cherry Grove Church of the Brethren in Lanark. David is a supervisor at Rolling Hills Progress Center and Karen retired from Honeywell-Micro Switch.
The couple has four daughters: Denise (Jerry) Ihrig, Princeton, IL; Diane (Steven) Scofield, Nekoosa, WI; Dawn (Andrew) Rothschadl, Waunakee, WI; and Darci (Brian) Bauman, Madison, WI. They also have eight granchildren: Emilee, Marlee & Logan; Christopher & Zachary; Sophia, William and Adam.
David and Karen request that gifts be omitted.
Knoxes Celebrate 50th Anniversary
Spencer and Lynn Knox are celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were married on August 10, 1963 at the Presbyterian Church in Altona, IL. They are the parents of four children: Tim (Marlene) Knox, Morrison, IL; Cathy (Charles) Spates, Rockford, IL; Kim (Ben) Becker, Crystal Lake, IL; Kristy (Joe) Brandon, Clarkston, MI.
Spencer and Lynn are grandparents to eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Cards may be sent to 311A North Jackson Street, Morrison, IL.
Leo and Joanie Stewart of Prophetstown, IL are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sarah Marie Stewart to Travis Lee Gruhn of Milledgeville, IL. Travis is the son of Rod and Beverly Gruhn of Milledgeville, IL.
The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Prophetstown High School and a 2005 graduate of Sauk Valley Community College. She is employed at Tegeler Accounting Services in Morrison.
The future groom is a 2005 graduate of Eastland High School. He is self-employed at the family farm in rural Milledgeville.
The couple is planning an August 17, 2013 wedding.
Open House for Poffenberger 50th
LaMoille and Cathy Poffenberger are celebrating 50 years of marriage. LaMoille and the former Catherine Carmen were married on August 10, 1963 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Savanna, IL. Their children are: Angeline (dec.), Michael (dec.), Peggy of Lanark, Todd of Lanark, and Erick (Sarah) of Forreston. They have 5 grandchildren: Taylor Ann (dec.), Jacob, Alexis, Caleb and Austin.
There will be an Open House on Sunday, September 8, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the First Brethren Church in Lanark.
LaMoille is a retired carpenter and Cathy is a retired RN. They request no gifts. If you wish, monetary donations to the Mission and Outreach committee of the First Brethren Church will be accepted.