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January 11, 2001

Quirings celebrate 50th
Joan and Frank Quiring, rural Eudora, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
The couple was married Dec. 28, 1950, at Westside Church of the Nazarene in Tulsa, Okla.
Frank is retired from Haskell Indian Nations University as dean of students. Joan retired from Lawrence Public Schools as a teacher.
Their children are Lynn and Shelly Quiring, Lawrence; Cynthia and John Chamberlin, rural Eudora, and Susan and Mark Larson, rural Eudora. They also have five grandsons.
The couple's children and grandchildren honored them with a celebration Dec. 28 at the Lawrence Country Club. The couple is also planning a trip to St. Augustine, Fla.

Couple celebrates 60th
Clinton and Dessie Williams, Eudora, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary tomorrow. A family gathering to celebrate the event will be held.
Dessie J. Cox and Clinton A. Williams were married Jan. 12, 1941, at the Christian Church parsonage in Yates Center. They have lived in Eudora since 1951.
Clint served from 1942-1945 with the 1374th Army Engineers and began a career in construction at Quartzite Stone Company in Lincoln, Kan. He was a heavy equipment operator for List and Clark Construction Company and Holiday Sand and Gravel Company until his retirement in 1983.
Dessie was and homemaker and also employed by Glen Wilson's HyKlas Grocery from 1958 to 1971.
The couple are active members of First Southern Baptist Church, Eudora. Dessie teaches the senior adult bible study class and Clint serves as a deacon.
The couple have two sons, Ron Williams, Fairfax, Va., and Rick Williams, Eudora; and two grandsons.
Cards may be sent to: Clint and Dessie Williams, 1120 Elm, Eudora, KS 66025.

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