Contributed by Barbara
Description: Celebrate 50th AnniversaryDate: June 8 1967
Newspaper published in: Liberty
Source: Personal Collection
Celebrate 50th Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Pracht greeted nearly 275 friends and relatives at their home Sunday afternoon, June 4th, in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary. The occasion was planned by their sons and grandchildren. The 5 tiered Anniversary Cake was baked and decorated by their granddaughter, Luella and husband, Wendell Merry. The 3 tiered cake was baked by Lennie McBride.
The corsage and boutonniere were gifts from the 3 great grandchildren and the 3 granddaughters, Frances Kibler, Luella Merry, and Carol Pracht served at the refreshment table.
A carry-in dinner at noon was enjoyed by the honored couple, their sons and daughter-in-law, grandchildren and familys, Mr. Lennie McBride of Liberty, Mr. Gerald Swearingen of Quincy, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. S. Baker of Quincy, Mr. and Mrs. James Sinnock, of Quincy and Mr. and Mrs. Pershen Gravelin of Urbana.
Friends attending from a distance were from Hardin, Ill., Lincoln, Ill., Urbana, Illinois and Hannibal, Mo.