Arden and Mary Bollin

Posted: Nov. 30, 2012 8:40 pm Updated: Jan. 11, 2013 9:15 pm


Arden and Mary Bollin of rural Hamilton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception, hosted by their children, from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 9 at their church, New Testament Christian Church, 1578 Hilton Road, in Keokuk, Iowa. The reception will also be in honor of Mrs. Bollin's 80th birthday. The couple requests no gifts.

Mary Elizabeth Reneau and Arden L. Bollin were married Sept. 14, 1952, at the home of the bride's parents in Hamilton.

Mrs. Bollin is a daughter of the late Grace and Walter Reneau of rural Warsaw. Mr. Bollin is a son of the late Jessie and Gottlieb Bollin of rural Niota.

They are the parents of three children, Jerry (Bonnie) of Quincy, Nancy (John) Corey of Morning Sun, Iowa, and Judy (John) Good of Kewanee. They have seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The Bollins have farmed their entire married life in rural Nauvoo and Hamilton.


Things to Do

In Case You Missed It

Playing It By Ear: Blind 8-year-old loves baseball, following Hannibal Cavemen
From his usual spot in the front row of seats in a suite down the third-base line, 8-year-old Dougie Brawley listens to the sounds around him at Clemens Field ... the sounds Dougie uses to immerse himself in a baseball game. It's the only way he can. He has been blind his entire life.