Keefer anniversary |

Keefer anniversary


John and Gail Keefer celebrated 50 years of marriage at a celebration hosted by their children, Jeffery and Jennifer, at the home of Jim and Pat Lane.

A buffet supper was served to 50 guests. The house was decorated by Glenda Condon, with photos of the Keefers dating back to their courting years.

The Keefers were married March 28, 1958, in Las Vegas, Nev., with family and friends present. John and Gail both retired and moved to Grass Valley 14 years ago and are now enjoying the good life.

Among guests at the party were son Jeffery, his fiancé, Isabel, and granddaughter Nina of Nestonbach, Switzerland; daughter, Jennifer and her husband, Andy, of St. Louis, Mo.; brother, Pete, and his wife, Les Nickerson, of northern Idaho; cousins John and his wife Barbara Weyand of Massachusetts, Brad and wife Sharon Onion of Arizona, Willis and wife Joanna Lapham of Nevada, and numerous guests from Southern California and the Grass Valley area.

Sisters Sandy Winkle and Colleen Turay sang “Going to the Chapel” and granddaughter Nina and friend Danielle Netherby sang “Amazing Grace.”

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