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Rochester 65th Anniversary

Curtis and Elizabeth Rochester

Curtis and Elizabeth Rochester of Shannon recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.

They were married on June 30, 1950 in Shannon.

Curtis left his employment at the Shannon Mill to open and operate his cabinet and furniture-building business — Rochester Woodwork. Elizabeth, the former Elizabeth Burch, was a homemaker and worked alongside Curtis to operate their chicken and cattle farm.

They are lifelong members of Grace Fellowship (formerly Shannon C. H Church) where Curtis has been a deacon for 67 years.

They have three children: Susan Rochester Davis, Fran Rochester Williams and Joy Rochester Chupp. They have five grandchildren and several great grandchildren.