Archive for Thursday, August 23, 2001

Virginia and Robert Durr

August 23, 2001

Robert and Virginia Durr, Eudora, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Eudora City Hall, Seventh and Main streets.

Robert Durr and Virginia Brecheisen were married Aug. 11, 1951, in Folkston, Ga.

Robert served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. He then worked for Phillips Petroleum Company for 15 years before employment with Farmland Industries and the Farmers Cooperative Association in Lawrence. He retired from the Farmers Co-Op in November 1992.

Virginia worked several years for Hercules Powder Company.

The couple have two children, Brent Durr and Brenda Durr, both of Eudora.

The couple request no gifts.

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