Leo and Jo Mulvihill, Perry, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 27 in the church hall at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Perry. Hosts will be their children and spouses: JoAnn Mulvihill, Mesa, Ariz.; Jane Muvihill-Jones and Joel Jones, Kansas City, Mo.; and Julie Mulvihill and Jeff Smith, Perry. They have three grandchildren. Leo C. Mulvihill and Josepha Lenherr were married Nov. 27, 1954, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. They have farmed near Perry in Jefferson County since then. The couple request no gifts.
Don and Mardella Dearing, Eudora, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 27 at Holy Family Parish Hall in Eudora. Family and friends are invited. A family dinner, also at the parish hall, will be given after the 5 p.m. Mass. The couple married Nov. 27, 1954, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Cawker City. They are members of Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. The couple's children are Marlynda and Randy Hill, Lenexa; Steven and Melanie Dearing, Shawnee; LaDonna and Don Ballock, Eudora; and Sandra and Curtis Mumaw, Ozawkie. They also have 17 grandchildren.
John and Anna Blanche Goodbar, Lawrence, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with family. They were married Nov. 29, 1934, in Excelsior Springs, Mo. They spent most of their married life in Kansas City, Kan., where they raised three children: Judy Mullen, Jerry Goodbar and Becky Gibson. They have eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.