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50th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hanauer celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Bob and Ruth Ellen were married in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Taylorville, IL by Father Ben Myers. Margaret (Vogel) Ess and Mitchell Long were their attendants. They have lived in Stonington ever since their wedding. They are the parents of…

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90th birthday

  Barbara Bauer is celebrating her 90th birthday on Thursday, September 30, 2021. She is celebrating her birthday with a card shower. Barbara will celebrate with her brothers, Denny Beaman, Jack Beaman, Bill Beaman, and the late Darryll Beaman. She has three children, Joe Spresser, Deborah Justice, and Camille Moore. Barbara has nine grandchildren, 11…

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50th Anniversary

Michael and Janet (Johnson) Grundy celebrated 50 years of marriage on September 4, 2021. They were married in St. Maurice Catholic Church by Father J. Sullivain. on September 4, 1971. Their parents are Evelyn F. Johnson (deceased), Darrell A. Grundy (deceased), and Ramona M. Grundy. Their attendants were Greg Grundy, brother, Leon Tryon, friend (deceased), Elaine Johnson…

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45th Anniversary

Gary L. Mills and Carol S. Bryan of Taylorville are celebrat- ing their 45th wedding anniversary on Sunday, September 19, 2021. The couple were wed on September 19, 1976 at the United Methodist Church in Taylorville. Julie Bryan was the Maid of Honor and Bob Wiley was the Best Man. The couple has two children, Christine Hurtte…

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Owen Brinkmann

Owen Brinkmann is celebrating his 6th birthday today, Monday, September 13, 2021. He is the son of Eric and Kristen Brinkmann (Springfield). Owen’s grandparents are Cheryl Prehn and Richard Reber Jr. (Taylorville) and Late Sandra and late Chuck Brinkmann (Hot Springs, Ariz.) His great-grandparents are Mary and the late Donald Stickel (Taylorville). Owen will celebrate with…

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60th Anniversary

James (Jim) and Sharon Vangeison Hill, Palmer, IL will celebrate their upcoming 60th wedding anniversary. The couple were married September 17, 1961 by Rev. David Thompson at the Zenobia Baptist Church, rural Pawnee, IL. Parents of the couple were the late Earl and Marcella (Vancil) Vangeison of Morrisonville, IL and Joe and Lucille (Harris) Hill…

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50th Anniversary

Michael and Janet (Johnson) Grundy celebrated 50 years of marriage on September 4, 2021. On September 4, 1971 they were married in St. Maurice Catholic Church by Father J. Sullivain. Their parents are Evelyn F. Johnson, Darrell A. Grundy (deceased), Ramona M. Grundy (deceased). Their attendants were Greg Grundy, brother, Leon Tryon, friend (deceased),  Elaine…

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Fit older woman can inspire, not discourage

DEAR HARRIETTE: I just saw a post on social media from a woman I worked with years ago. Unlike me, she looks even healthier after the pandemic, social isolation and slothfulness that defined the past year-and-a- half for me. This woman is at least 75, and she looks 50. She had on a bathing suit,…

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Hallie Rose Langloss

Hallie Rose Langloss was born on July 12, 2021 at 4:24 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital weighing 6 lbs 1 oz. and measuring 19.75 inches long. She is the daughter of Zach and Miranda Langloss of Springfield. Hallie’s grandparents are John and Bonnie Matheny of Taylorville, Brian and Kim Langloss of Fulton, Ill., Janice and Patrick Miller of Peoria, and Darin Davis of…

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Mason Davis

Mason Davis is celebrating his 8th birthday today, Monday, August 30, 2021. He is the son of Rob and Patty Davis of Taylorville. Mason’s grandparents are Dwight and Carolyn Niehaus of Witt, and Bob and the late JoAnne Davis of Taylorville. Mason has one older brother, Cameron Davis.

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