Reitz couple celebrate 40th
Joe and Nancy Reitz, Eudora, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Aug. 17 with a family dinner at their son's home in Shawnee.
Joe Reitz and Nancy Miller married Aug. 17, 1963, in Bloomington, Ind.
Joe is a Kansas City native and attended Rockhurst High School. He received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Kansas; his masters from Indiana University; and his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a professor at the University of Kansas School of Business.
Nancy is originally from Hammond, Ind. She attended Indiana University and received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City and a bachelor of science in accounting from the University of Florida. She is a Certified Public Accountant with Mize Houser in Lawrence.
The couple celebrated their anniversary with a trip to San Francisco, where they spent their honeymoon 40 years ago.
They have five children, David Reitz, Missouri City, Texas, Chris Reitz, Shawnee, Elizabeth Dennis and Stephanie Fawcett, both of Eudora, and Cathleen Reitz, Overland Park; five granddaughters; and six grandsons.