John Shimmens & Elaine Shimmens

August 10, 1957

Mr. and Mrs. John Shimmens, Jefferson City, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary August 10 with a dinner at Madison's, Jefferson City, hosted by their children and grandchildren. John Shimmens and Elaine McIntyre were married August 10, 1957 at St. John's Catholic Church, Ypsalanti, Michigan. Father John Helner officiated. They were attended by: Jean Harrington, Hillsdale, Michigan; Arlene Thomas, Niles, Michigan; Rose Vallier, Saginaw, Michigan; Donald McIntyre, Southfield, Michigan; Samuel Edwards, Ann Arbor, Michigan; and Terry Brennan, deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Shimmens have four children: Diane Wildhaber and her husband Kenny, Jefferson City; Stephen Shimmens and his wife Barb, Jefferson City; Thomas Shimmens and his wife Rhonda, Jefferson City; and Michael Shimmens, Jefferson City. They also have eight grandchildren: Kristin Huenink, Jennifer McBaine, Kyle Shimmens, Brandi Rackers, Adam Shimmens, Bradley Shimmens, Jay Shimmens and Maura Gentry; and 13 great-grandchildren.