Allan and Barbara Kraklow to celebrate 50th anniversary

Staff reports

Allan and Barbara Kraklow celebrated their 50th anniversary. Friends and family were invited to attend an open house held in their honor on Sunday, May 17, 2009 from 2-5 p.m. at Lavender Crest Winery, 5401 U.S. Hwy 6, Colona.

Allan and Barbara (Ruggles) were married May 17, 1959, at Zion Lutheran Church in Taylor Ridge. Officiating the ceremony was Rev. John L. Stuebe. Attending were Mrs. Carroll Preston and Duane Kraklow.

Allan, employed as a farmer, and Barbara a farm wife, had four children: Linda (Brian) Moran, New Berlin, Wis.; Karen Kraklow, Toulon; Steven (Sheri) Kraklow, Toulon; and Paula (Mike) Leezer, Toulon. They have 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.