Jim and Emma Jean Montfoort, Topeka, formally of Overbrook, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 7 at Crestview Shelter House, 4901 SW Shunga Drive (two blocks north and one block east of 29th and Fairlawn), Topeka. The event will be hosted by their daughters and grandchildren.
Jim Montfoort and Emma Jean Hilbert were married June 7, 1959, at Stull Evangelical United Brethren Church, now Stull United Methodist Church.
Jim is retired from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Topeka. Emma Jean is a retired dental assistant for Dr. Bruce Cole in Overbrook.
They have three daughters, Jeanette Ables and husband Sonny, Joyce Scheck, Jackie Paige and husband Steve; and three grandchildren.