Archive for Wednesday, February 20, 2002

Anniversary: Harry and Nellie Zacharias

February 20, 2002

Harry and Nellie Zacharias, Tonganoxie, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family luncheon March 2.

Harry Glen Zacharias and Nellie May McBride were married March 2, 1952, at the Christian Church in Atchison, with the Rev. Harold Roberts officiating.

Mr. Zacharias was a farmer in the Lancaster community until 1960, when he began work for the Kansas Department of Transportation. He retired in 1984.

Mrs. Zacharias worked in the restaurant business, working at the Leavenworth Montgomery Ward Store. After owning, operating and selling Zach's Cafn Basehor, she was a clerk at the Basehor Shopping Center until she retired in 1993.

The couple's children are William and Jane Zacharias, Clay Center, Jack and Doris Schoeck, Emporia, Steve Zacharias, Merriam, Frank and Beverly Zacharias, Kansas City, Kan., and Allen and Rhonda Owens, Aurora, Mo. They also have 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The couple would like to hear from friends and relatives at P.O. Box 746, Tonganoxie, 66086.

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