Redings celebrate 50th
Gene and Cora Ann Reding, Lawrence, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at a buffet reception Dec. 7 at the Lawrence Wesleyan Church .
Gene Reding and Cora Ann Ross married Dec. 18, 1952, in Overland Park. They were high school sweethearts.
Gene served in the U.S. Army as a light weapons instructor. He is a veteran of the Korean War. He worked at Hallmark Cards in various levels of production management with the decorative ribbon division for 38 years. He retired in 1991. Cora Ann was a homemaker.
The couple have four children, Terri Evinger, Eudora; Marilyn Kahn, Lawrence; William Reding, Lawrence; and Robert Reding, Lawrence. They also have seven grandchildren.