Raymond and Juanita Witt

Posted: Nov. 26, 2017 12:01 am

Raymond W. and Juanita A. Witt of Hannibal, Mo., marked their 60th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving Day. They celebrated with a reception Saturday, hosted by their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. Witt were married Nov. 23, 1957, at the home of the Rev. John Golden.

Mrs. Witt is a daughter of the late John and Helen Oertel Rosenkrans. Mr. Witt is a son of the late Lester and Roma Witt.

They are the parents of Christy L. Coons of Hannibal and Robert W. Witt (Marilyn) of Magnolia, Texas. They have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Mr. Witt served in the U.S. Navy and retired from Quincy Soybean Co. In his retirement years, he has served on the Hannibal Adjustment and Tree Board. He developed woodworking skills in his youth and has generously shared this talent with many items made for his family and friends. He enjoys attending local auctions, studying currency and watching nostalgic movies.

Mrs. Witt worked many years in the Hannibal area, with her first position at the Mary Ann Sweet Shop on Broadway, and then later retiring from Swiss Colony Data Center. She celebrates each day studying the Bible, feeding local wildlife, and enjoys watching game shows and polka.

They also enjoy their two Pomeranians, Toby and Daisy, and a kitten, Willow.