Jay and Helen Grosdider, Eudora, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a Mass and reception hosted by their children for family and friends, Oct. 2 at Holy Family Parish in Eudora. The couple were married Sept. 30, 1940, at Sacred Heart Parish in Baileyville. Jay owned and operated the Kaw Valley Implement business from 1955 to 1978. Helen worked for Weaver's Department Store in Lawrence for 20 years.
They have two sons, Don and wife Mary, and Kenny; a daughter-in-law, Marilyn Lindeen and husband Bob, all of Eudora; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.