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Gummersheimer | 50th Anniversary

By on November 20, 2012 at 12:25 pm

Earl & Betty Gummersheimer

Earl and Betty Gummersheimer commemorated their 50th anniversary May 12, with a celebration at Turner Hall, Columbia.

The former Betty Gulley married Earl Gummersheimer on May 12, 1962, at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Columbia, with Rev. Fitz officiating.

Earl is a retired farmer. He is a member of Turner Hall and the Republican Party, for which he is a former precinct committeeman. He also served on the Monroe County Pork Producers Board and the Columbia School Board.

Betty retired as a title clerk from Riess Ford Sales in Marissa, and was also a retired farmer. She was a member of the Monroe County Pork Producers and formerly served as president.

The couple have three children: Peggy (Don) Kleinschmidt, Susan (Don) Grieshaber, and David (Connie) Gummersheimer; and eight grandchildren: Kasey (Matt) Wolf, Kyle Kleinschmidt, Kevin Kleinschmidt, Tyler Chandler, Stephanie Chandler, Taylor Gummersheimer, Brett Gummersheimer and Eli Gummersheimer.

They reside in East Carondelet.


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