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Buckleys celebrate 60 years

Posted: Thursday, Nov 15th, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Buckley

Frank and Rosamund Buckley of Sublette will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 29.

Francis J. Buckley and the former Rosamund Garland were married Nov. 29, 1952 in St. Patrick's Church, Amboy.

Parents of the couple were the late Charles and Bea (Burke) Buckley and Cornelius and Gertrude (Battin) Garland.

Their attendants were the late Francis Burke and the late Evelyn Garland.

Mr. Buckley is a retired construction worker. After retiring, he drove the Lee County Senior Transportation vehicle for several years. Mrs. Buckley was dietary manager at Mendota Community Hospital until retiring. She then worked as a cafeteria employee at Amboy Junior High School. They are members of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Sublette.

They are the parents of five children, Steve (Kim) Buckley of West Chester, Ohio; Trudy (Bob) Lahman of Amboy; Tim (Deb) Buckley of West Allis, Wis.; Larry (Rose) Buckley of Sublette; and Bridgett (Ray) Drag of Shorewood. They also have 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The couple will be honored with an open house from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Hall, Sublette, hosted by their family. Friends and neighbors are invited to stop by and extend congratulations. The couple requests the omission of gifts. Anyone who would like to mail a card of congratulations, their address is P.O. Box 72, Sublette, IL 61367.

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