Archive for Thursday, February 17, 2005

Couple celebrates 50th

February 17, 2005

Felix and Marion Shutt, Lawrence, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on a Caribbean cruise with their children in January.

Marion Abel and Felix Shutt married Feb. 12, 1955, in Eudora.

Marion graduated from Eudora High School in 1950. She graduated from St. Luke's School of Nursing in Kansas City, Mo., in 1955. She worked at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in the maternity unit and then for obstetrician and gynecologist specialists in Lawrence until retirement in 1991.

Felix graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in 1946. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1948. He attended Kansas University for three years. He worked in construction as a union carpenter until retiring in 1989.

Their children are Tom Shutt, Edgerton; Linda Coleman, Eudora; and Cynthia Shutt-Brown, Lawrence. They have six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The couple request no gifts.

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