John and Janet Preston will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception for family and friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 7 at the Community Hall in Perry. The event will be hosted by their children and a niece.
John C. Preston and Janet Margaret Hart were married on June 6, 1959, at the First Baptist Church in King City, Mo.
The couple has lived in Perry for 41 years. John retired from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in 1998 after 30 years of service. Janet retired from Perry-Lecompton School District after 18 years as lunch room secretary and bus driver.
They have two daughters, Janene Preston, Perry, and Jennifer Preston, Lawrence; a son John and wife Kelli, Perry; and three step-grandchildren.
The couple requests no gifts. Cards can be sent to 8259 Newman Lane, Perry, KS 66073.