London and Paris for their anniversary gift from the children and
The Beckers were married Sept. 2, 1951 at Grandview Presbyterian
Church in Glendale.
John worked for the Santa Fe Railway for 20 years, and for the past 30
years has worked in the construction industry.
Sallie worked in real estate and recently retired to be a part-time
baby-sitter for their 9-year-old granddaughter, Lauren.
ROBERT AND AGNES CHAPMAN
Robert and Agnes Chapman celebrated 60 years of marriage on Oct. 4.
The couple met at dance at the Glendale Civic Auditorium in the spring
of 1941, and married three months later at Holy Family Church in
Glendale. They renewed their vows in the same church during a Mass on
July 22, so that all their children and family could attend.
A dinner and reception was celebrated at Brookside Country Club. In
attendance were their seven children; Marilyn Stanley, Eileen Casterline,
Christine Schwanz, Rita La Face, Daniel Chapman, David Chapman and
Margaret Ahr, and their 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The bride's maid of honor and sister, Marjory McNeal, as well as other
family members were present for the anniversary celebration.
Robert worked for the city of Glendale for 30 years as a control room
operator and supervisor at the Glendale power plant.
Agnes was a homemaker and a beautician at a local beauty shop.
As part of the celebration their children gave them a cruise to