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MILESTONES

60th anniversary

Marjorie Chaon and James Lehan were united in marriage Nov. 11, 1952, at St. Mary’s Church in West Brooklyn. In honor of Marge and Jim’s 60th wedding anniversary, their family will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Vista Room at Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center.

Marge and Jim have seven children, Tim (Ann) Lehan, Terri (Don) Hettel, Pat Lehan, Michelle (Dennis) Freidel, Maria (Ed) Paine, Barby Hazama and Tom (Brenda) Lehan; 26 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Cards are welcome and can be sent to 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive, Apt. 305 SE, DeKalb, IL 60115.

50th anniversary

Kenneth “Butch” and Jane Flewellin of Shabbona will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 3. 

Kenneth “Butch” Flewellin and Jane Challand were married Nov. 3, 1962, at the United Church of Christ in Shabbona.

The Flewellins owned and operated Flewellin’s Hardware Hank on Comanche Street in Shabbona from 1976 to 2002. They have been enjoying their retirement and spending time with family and friends ever since.

They have three children, Kevin (Janet) Flewellin of Indianapolis, Ind., Kent (Laura) Flewellin of Belvidere, and Mark (Kristen) Flewellin of Shabbona.

They also have six grandchildren, Gilberto “Gil,” Caily, Kasee, Courtney, Avery and Miles.

90th birthday

Allyn Ritzman will turn 90 on Nov. 15.

To honor this milestone, an open house will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Vista Room at Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center. 

Cards are welcome, but no gifts please. Send cards to 2944 Greenwood Acres Dr., Apt.  #W203, DeKalb, IL 60115.

90th birthday

Harold Kahle of Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center in DeKalb will celebrate his 90th birthday on Nov. 12. A family dinner was held in his honor last month.

Harold is married to Rosabel Kahle. They have six children, Dennis (Cheri) Kahle of Sycamore, Gary (Cheryl) Kahle of Chesterfield, Mo., Marcia (Kenneth) Hayes of Kingston;  Marcella (Bruce) Potter of Rockford; Mareen Feipel of Kingston and Mardelle (Forrest) Foley of Spring, Texas.

They also have 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Birthday wishes are welcome and can be sent to Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive, DeKalb, IL 60115.

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