Gifford and Elfrieda Spaugh

Gifford and Elfrieda Spaugh, Hays, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Oct. 7, 2009.

The couple have two children, Roger Spaugh and wife, Vicky, Carbondale, Ill., and Nancy Potter, Shawnee. The couple have three granddaughters, Renee Potter, Merriam, and Lisa Potter and Debbie Potter, both of Columbia, Mo.

Gifford has worked for Texaco Inc. for 45 years, and they have lived in Kansas all their married life except for one year. Hays has been their home for the past 39 years.

Card can be sent to them at Centerpointe at Lakeview Village, 9100 Park St., Room 226, Lenexa, KS 66215.

Gifford and Elfrieda Spaugh were married in Wilson in 1939.