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Published: Saturday, April 6, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

60th anniversary

Gerald and Charlene Latimer of DeKalb are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married April 11, 1953, at St. Mary Church in DeKalb.

The couple has three sons, James (Lois), Jeffrey (Elaine) and Lonnie (Joline). They have eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

There will be a family celebration.

80th birthday

Pauline Barnes-Cultra of Rochelle will celebrate her 80th birthday on April 20 at a family dinner party in her honor.   She is a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

90th birthday

Delores Knepper will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. April 13 at Grand Victorian, 1440 Somonauk St., Sycamore.

The open house will be hosted by her daughter, Linda Holdridge of Genoa, and her son, Jim Knepper of Fridley, Minn.

Delores has four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Cards are welcome, but no gifts please.

Mead-Gudmunson

Daniel and Lisa Gudmunson of Somonauk, announce the engagement of their son, Michael James, to Kaitlyn Nicole Mead, daughter of Patrick and Kimberly Mead of Fairbanks, Alaska.

The groom-to-be is a graduate of Somonauk High School and Southern Illinois University with degrees in aviation management and aviation flight. He is employed as a medevac pilot with Guardian Flight in Fairbanks. The bride-to-be is a graduate of West Valley High School and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, with a degree in professional piloting. She is employed as the parts manager at Tamarack Air in Fairbanks.

The couple will be married July 27, 2013, at the University of Alaska Botanical Gardens. A second reception will be held in September at the Timber Creek Inn and Suites in Sandwich.

The couple will reside in Fairbanks.

Duez-Suhr

Stephanie Duez of DeKalb and Chad Suhr of Naperville are engaged to be married Sept. 28, 2013, at St. Mary Catholic Church in DeKalb.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Timothy Duez of DeKalb. She is a 2001 graduate of DeKalb High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in English. She completed a graduate degree at Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2009. She is employed as a dental assistant, licensed professional counselor and counseling intern at Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center.

The groom-to-be is the son of Karen Hicks of Amarillo, Texas, and Douglas Suhr of Temple, Texas. He is a 1999 graduate of Canyon High School in Canyon, Texas, and a 2003 graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in nuclear engineering. He is pursuing a doctoral degree in physics at Northern Illinois University.

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