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Giffords celebrate 50th Anniversary

Monday, August 24, 2009

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Karen and Ron Gifford in 1959
Col. Ron Gifford (ret.) and Karen (Kirkpatrick) Gifford, both from Cherokee, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on September 5, 2009. The couple were married in 1959 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Cherokee.

After a lengty career in the United States Army, Ron and Karen retired to Indianapolis, Indiana, where they currently reside.

The couple have four children, Nancy Gifford, Michele Gifford - Bazar, Mary Gifford-Allen and Ron Gifford jr. and nine grandchildren, all of whom feel that Ron and Karen are a true example of the love and commitment that keep a marriage going and honor them with their unending love and gratitude.

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Karen and Ron Gifford