Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Slinkards Are Wed 50 Years

Source: Fresno Bee Republican, Fresno, California, June 29, 1970, page 12.

Slinkards Are Wed 50 Years

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Slinkard of Clovis, who were married June 19, 1920 in San Francisco, observed their golden anniversary at a picnic in Mooney Grove in Visalia.

Hosts were the couple's three children: Donald R. Slinkard, Ted L. Slinkard and Mrs. Richard C. Rozier, all of Fresno.  There are 14 grandchildren.

Slinkard retired from farming and real estate in 1967 and is a member of Disabled American Veterans and the Tulare County Historical Society.

Mrs. Slinkard, the former Lella LeMaster, was a Fresno County employee until 1955, worked in the Boy Scouts of America office until 1960, and for the Mental Health Association until 1963.  She is a member of the Fresno County Employees Association.

Lella LeMASTER was the daughter of William Clifford and Lella (LEWIS) LeMASTER.

Update: 1/23/11: I'm so thankful to Jill from Grandma Honey blog for these pictures of her grandparents on their 50th Anniversary!
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