Richard and Helen Perkins, Baldwin City, are celebrating their 65th Wedding Anniversary on December 14. They were married in Ottawa, KS in 1948.
The family will have a celebration after Christmas at a local restaurant. They have three daughters, Sandra Breshears, Stella Clevenger and Sharon Samuels. They have six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Cards of congratulation can be sent to 210 Chrimson Ave, Baldwin City, KS 66006.
Smith, Jr. and Smith
Glee S. Smith, Jr. and Geraldine Buhler Smith recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence on December 14, 1943. Both are graduates of the University of Kansas. The first two years of their married life were spent in various Army Air Corps bases in Texas, Massachusetts and Louisiana, where Glee was a navigation instructor.
Following service in the Army Air Corps, they returned to Lawrence where Smith received his J.D. from KU Law School. They moved to Larned, KS, where Glee practiced law first with Wildgen and Smith, and later with the Smith, Burnett and Larson Law Firm for a total of 48 years.
Glee served in the State Senate for 16 years and on the Board of Regents for 8 years. He also served on the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association and is a Lifetime Commissioner of the National Conference on Uniform State Laws. Both are ordained Elders and Deacons in the Presbyterian Church, and participated in many civic activities in the Larned area.
The couple moved to Lawrence in 1991, where Glee became Of Counsel with the Barber Emerson Law Firm. They are active in the KU Alumni Association, the KU Law Society, as well as being Friends of the Dole Center, KU Libraries, the Lied Center and the KU Theater.
Their children were in Lawrence for a celebration for their 70th anniversary. They are G. Sid Smith, III of Alexandria, VA; Dr. and Mrs. Steve Smith of Omaha, NE; and Drs. Susan and James Moeser of Chapel Hill, NC. They also have 3 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Eldon and Elaine Worthington were married December 26, 1953 in Perry, Kansas. They are graduates of Perry Rural High School. Their children and spouses are Michael and Lori Worthington, Linda and Pat Blosser, and Mitchell and Donna Worthington. They have 6 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. A celebration with family is planned.
Baum and Edy
Dr. and Mrs. Curtis Baum, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter Valerie J. Baum, to Trevor Edy, son of Jon and Josiane Edy, Monument, CO. Valerie is a 2005 graduate of Lawrence High School. Valerie and Trevor are both graduates of Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. Valerie graduated in 2009 and Trevor graduated in 2008, both with a B.A. in Journalism and Technical Communication.
Valerie received her MBA in 2012 from the University of Denver - Daniels College of Business. Valerie is a Project Manager at Adventos Consulting in Denver and Trevor is an Account Manager at Apex Systems in Denver. Their wedding will be held on June 28, 2014 in Keystone, CO.