Schmidts to celebrate 50th anniversary

Staff reports

Richard and Carol Schmidt of Aledo, will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a dinner on April 25, from 12-4 p.m. at the Matherville Eagles Hall. Family and friends are invited to visit them there.

They were married March 25, 1959 in Ipava, at the Methodist Parsonage. They have resided throughout their married lives in Marietta, Bushnell, Rock Island, Alexis, Preemption and Aledo.

Richard retired from John Deere. Carol retired from the Mercer County Hospital. They attend Antioch Baptist Church. Richard is involved with Threshers, and Carol is a member of the Quilter’s Guild and Home Extention.

Their children are Keven Schmidt, Aledo, and Keith Schmidt, Behr, Ky. They have two grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.