Dick and Cathy were married on June 6, 1953. Celebrating heir 60th wedding anniversary with them will be their children and spouses: Rick, Chris and Gary Painter, Rob and Joyce Davies, Barb and Jay Benda, Jeff and Lisa Davies and Ron and Sue Davies; and their 11 grandchildren: Jackie Davies, Justin Davies, Hannah, Tove and Soren Davies, Dexter, Sydney, Jeffrey and Joey Benda and Leo and Stella Davies. A family reunion is planned for the week of July 4th.
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