Mr. and Mrs. Donald Klein will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May 19.
Juanita Aggeler and Don Klein were married on May 1956, at Clifton City by Father Charles Bricker.
Mrs. Klein has been a full time homemaker since her first child was born. She was an active 4-H leader, church leader, and PTO leader throughout the years. She is an accomplished cook, one of the grandchildren remarked that Grandma Klein has probably made over 65,000 meals in her lifetime. Her cookie jar rarely saw a store bought cookie.
Mr. Klein has been a lifelong farmer, residing on the home place his entire life except when he served his country in the Korean War. He continues to farm with his son and grandson.
The couple enjoys family, dancing, fishing and their many friends.
They have six children, Donna Waters, of Raytown, Randy Klein, of Mora, Jeff Klein, of Smithton, Mary Sebben, of Raymore, Joan Gerke, of Pilot Grove, and Ricky Klein, of Blue Springs; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
They will not have a formal celebration as every day together is a celebration.
Cards may be mailed to the couple at 32865 Highway M, Smithton, Mo. 65350. Please include a favorite memory if you wish.