Cleatus "Pete" and Lorene Armstrong of Thayer will celebrate their 51st wedding anniversary Dec. 5.
The couple married Dec. 5, 1952, in Pontiac, Mich. They have five children -- Chesley Armstrong and wife, Nancy, of Raymore, Mo., Kay Rolen and husband, Steve, of Virginia Beach, Va., Connie McFann and husband, Keith, of Myrtle, Mo., John Armstrong and wife, Connie, of Willow Springs, Mo., and Doug Armstrong of Mammoth Spring. They have 11 grandchildren, two stepgrandsons, a great-grandson, and two stepgreat-granddaughters.
While they are not having a formal celebration, they would enjoy cards or letters from their friends and relatives. Congratulations wishes may be sent to them at 524 S. 6th Street, Thayer, MO 65791.