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Celebrations

Straders will note 50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Strader of Walnut will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday.

Leonard Strader and the former MaryJane Haefner were married June 6, 1964, in Dixon. They are the parents of three children, John Strader of Oregon, Ill., and special friend Lori Andrew of Rockford, Christine (Donald) Mecum of Ohio, Ill., and Laura (Shawn) Depauw of Buda. They also have 12 granchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Cards may be sent to the couple at P.O. Box 272, Walnut, IL 61376.

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