Gayle and Frances (Sutter) Stuart of Vandalia celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on July 29. The couple married in Martinsburg, Mo. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The family celebrated earlier in July when their three daughters and their families were in Vandalia over the July 4th holiday.
In for the celebration included Kathleen, Dave, Henry and Hugh Hauser of Milan, Mo.; Suzanne, Jon, Reece, Reagan and Rylan Greiner of Thornton, Colo.; and Lynette, Steve and Ethan Mullen of Rochester, Minn.
The highlight of the celebration was having all six grandchildren visiting at the same time. Fishing, tea parties, baseball games, the Vandalia parade and baking were enjoyed by all.
The couple also celebrated with Frances’ extended family in Columbia this past weekend at the annual Sutter Family summer gathering.
“We are so proud to have such wonderful, supportive and loving parents. We love you,” said Kathleen, Suzanne and Lynette in a submitted statement.