Smiths to mark 50th anniversary with reception


Steven and Denise Smith of Long Grove will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an anniversary reception on Sept. 24. All friends and relatives are invited to call from 5:30-8 p.m. at Buzzy’s in Welton.

Denise Stutzel and Steven Smith were married Sept. 25, 1971, at Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt.

Mr. Smith was employed as a millwright at Ralston-Nestle Purina in Davenport for 27 years, and retired seven years ago. Mrs. Smith is employed by Just My Own Ideas as a floral designer, and is also a homemaker.

They are the parents of Apryl Smith and Lance Smith, both of DeWitt. Their grandchildren are Brody Onken, Ezra Onken, Emma Grace Hartman, Logan Smith, and Cassidy Smith.

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