Mardyne and Joyce Davis celebrate 50 years together

Staff reports

Mardyne and Joyce Davis. Milan will be honored at an open house Saturday, April 4, in observance of their 50th wedding anniversary.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend from 1-4 p.m. at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Milan. No gifts, please. Cards are welcome.

Joyce Hoffman from Milan and Mardyne Davis from Taylor Ridge were married April 5, 1959 at Zion Lutheran Church in Taylor Ridge.

Their children are Joydene (Donald-deceased) Koresko, Aledo; Mark (Jackie) Davis, Milan; Keith (Carolyn) Davis, Denton, Texas. Their grandchildren are Kevin (deceased), Lindsay, Ryan, Nick, Drew, Alex, Marley, Payton and one great-grandchild, Josephine.

Mardyne spent 40 years in marketing insurance. Joyce was employed by Jaydon in Rock Island for 24 years and eight years as a pharmacy technician for CVS in Milan. She retired in July 2008. They are members of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Milan.