Mr. and Mrs. Francis Snodgrass of Ohio, Ill., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
Francis Snodgrass and the former Donna Long were married March 10, 1963, in the Amboy Methodist Church. Francis is the son of Vincent and Clara Snodgrass of Ohio, Ill. Donna is the daughter of Roy and Lola Long of Amboy.
They are the parents of one son, Tim (Traci) Snodgrass of Ohio, Ill., and one daughter, Kim Ann Snodgrass of Nashville, Tenn. They also have one granddaughter, Ellie Ann Snodgrass of Ohio, Ill.
Francis has farmed on the family farm all his life, except for two years in the U.S. Army. Donna graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education from Northern Illinois University and did graduate work in music at the American Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Before her marriage, Donna taught vocal music in Rock Falls.