Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Anniversary

Brock

Don and Sharon Brock, Linwood, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. July 5 at the Tonganoxie Fairgrounds.
Don Brock and Sharon McDaniel were married July 3, 1958, in Reno.
Don graduated from Linwood High School in 1959. He worked 33 years for Lone Star cement and 10 years for Rural Water Management. Sharon was a homemaker. They are both retired and do missionary work with We Care Ministries.
They have six children: Kris Brock, Valley Falls; Brad Brock, Linwood; Glenn Brock, Pasadena, Texas; Darren Brock, Eudora; DeAnna Klamm, Clarksburg, Tenn.; and Dennis Brock, Kansas City, Kan.
They have 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The couple request no gifts.

Anniversary

Wyatt

Duane and Ruth Wyatt, Eudora, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception with family and friends from 2 to 4 p.m. July 6 at Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds Building No. 1.
Duane Wyatt Sr. and Ruth Carr were married July 6, 1958, in Lecompton. They lived in Lawrence.
Duane worked for Woods Lumber Yard for 21 years. He was an active member and past president of the Eagles Lodge No. 309.
In 1979, they moved to Osage City and operated a hardware store until 1984. In 1981, Duane was elected president of the Osage City Chamber of Commerce. Duane and Ruth later moved to Topeka and worked for Jostens Inc. until Duane's retirement in 1996. The couple returned to Lawrence and Ruth worked for the city of Lawrence until her retirement in 2001.
They are lifelong members of Lawrence Wesleyan Church.
They have four sons, Duane Jr., Jeff, Bryan and Doug.
They have 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
The couple request no gifts.