George "Rick" and Norma J. Emery, of 123 S. Franklin, Quincy, were honored for their 65th wedding anniversary with a reception for family and friends at the Paloma Park building, hosted by their children. The couple was married Sept. 1, 1952.
Donald and Sharon Peuster of 520 N. Main, Palmyra, Mo., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 23 at Zion Lutheran School in Palmyra. Family and friends are invited; they request no gifts.
Brent and Beverly Likes of 602 N. Main, Camp Point, Ill., have observed their 40th wedding anniversary. Their children will host an open house in their honor from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at Village Vineyard Winery, 337 N. Vermont, Camp Point.
Gerald and Shirley Maas of Quincy will be honored for their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Knights of Columbus North Room. Their children will host the celebration.
Merle and Kathryn Ferguson of Pontiac, Ill., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with activities in July, hosted by their children. In addition to a celebratory dinner together, the family also toured Starved Rock State Park.
Bob and Sandra Moore of 1823 York Lane will be honored for 60 years of marriage with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at First Christian Church, 1415 Maine. Family and friends are invited; they request no gifts.
Phil and Jeannie Hildebrand of 528 S. Chestnut, Mendon, Ill., marked their 45th wedding anniversary with Mass Saturday at St. Edward Catholic Church in Mendon with their children, grandchildren, siblings and wedding party.
Merlin and Elaine Jones of 505 N. Adelaide St., Apt. 304, Normal, Ill., were honored for their 70th wedding anniversary with a family get-together Saturday. Mr. Jones and the former Elaine Wollbrink were married Sept. 6, 1947.