Lamberts celebrate 50 years of marriage

Doug and Mary Lou (Lutz) Lambert of Owensville celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary, Saturday, June 16, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Jefferson City, with a Renewal of wedding vows and Mass followed by a reception in the church hall hosted by their children.

Their union has been blessed with eight children: the late Dawn Bennett and husband Andy of Anchorage, Alaska; Theresa Lorentz and husband George of Rochester, Minn.; Marc Lambert and wife Steffenie of Owensville; Cindy Tapp and husband Jon of Waukegan, Ill.; Christy Ashley and husband Anthony of Salt Lake City, Utah; Mary Hendricks and husband Adam of Alamogordo, N.M.; Marie Mayton and husband Sean of Holmen, Wis.; and Catherine Lambert of Owensville; and 39 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Doug and Mary Lou were united in marriage June 15, 1968, at Immaculate Conception Church, Jefferson City, with Monsignor Gerald Kaiser officiating.