Anniversary

ANNIVERSARY: Carroll and Lori LaVanway

November 06, 2016 at 4:00 am

Carroll and Lori LaVanway of Kalispell are celebrating their 60th anniversary today, Nov. 6, with a potluck dinner hosted by their daughters at the Kalispell Moose Lodge. They have lived in Kalispell their entire lives. Carroll was in the ...

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ANNIVERSARY: Harry and Maureen Pitman

November 06, 2016 at 4:00 am

Harry and Maureen (Gaffaney) Pitman were married Aug. 27, 1955, in Cut Bank. Their daughter Lori took them to Maui, Hawaii this past April to celebrate their 60th anniversary. They then celebrated their 61st anniversary in August with a di...

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25th Anniversary: Bobby and Kristin Shaw

October 09, 2016 at 4:00 am

Bobby and Kristin Shaw celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a renewal of their vows July 16 in Bigfork. Five members of their original wedding party as well as 75 other friends and family attended. Kristin wore her original weddin...

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60th Anniversary: Homer and Mary Lou Hurley

October 09, 2016 at 4:00 am

Homer and Mary Lou (Alphin) Hurley were married Aug. 30, 1956, at historic Christ Church Episcopal in Irvington, Virginia. The couple first lived in Cincinnati where Homer was a programmer at Crosley Corporation. In three years Homer became...

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Schroeders celebrate 50 years together

March 07, 2015 at 7:28 pm

Art Schroeder and Gloria Nielsen Schroeder of Kalispell celebrated their 50th anniversary March 6. The couple were married March 6, 1965, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Kalispell. Art is a farmer at Schroeder Ridge Farm and Gloria is ret...

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McBurneys celebrate 55 years

February 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Lennard “Mac” and Bea McBurney of Columbia Falls celebrated their 55th anniversary on Feb. 6. The couple were married Feb. 6, 1960, in Plentywood. They moved from Plentywood to Kalispell in 1961. Mac worked at Plum Creek Evergreen Division...

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Ralph & Joanne Johnson

December 14, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Ralph and Joanne Johnson of Columbia Falls celebrated their 60th anniversary on Nov. 22.The couple were married Nov. 22, 1954, in Salt Lake City.The Johnsons have four children, Todd of Ephrata, Washington, Cory of Stevensville, Kyle of Col...

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Roots celebrate 50 years

November 29, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Norman and Jeanna Root of Kalispell will celebrate their 50th anniversary Dec. 6 at a family gathering hosted by their children. The couple were married Nov. 28, 1964, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. A sealing ceremony took place Oct. 18, 1975, i...

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Richardson anniversary

July 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Gary and Penny (Miller) Richardson of Kalispell celebrated their 50th anniversary recently. The couple were married July 25, 1964, in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1980, they moved to Montana where Gary bought into Open Hearth Fireplace Shop and Pen...

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Vitt anniversary

July 26, 2014 at 2:42 pm

Quentin and Donna Vitt of Kalispell will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on July 29. They are planning a special dinner and a trip in their motor home. The couple were married July 29, 1954, in an outdoor evening ceremony at the h...

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