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Anniversary- Besta, Albin and Teresa 3

Mr. and Mrs. Besta Married 50 Years

Mr. and Mrs. Albin Besta will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 11, with a basket dinner for the immediate families in the Rossville Community Center. Following the dinner, from 2 to 4 p.m. on the afternoon, friends are invited to attend an open house in the Community Center. No invitations are being sent but friends are cordially invited to all.

Mrs. Besta, the former Teresa Balusek, was born in Austria and came to this country at the age of three years. Mrs. Besta was born in the Rossville community. They were married in Topeka October 12, 1909, and to their union four children were born, Albert Besta of Wamego, Lottie Stum of Rossville, William Besta of Topeka, and Edward Besta, who passed away in December 1954 Mr. and Mrs. Besta have thirteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

Most of their married life has been spent on farms in the Delia-Rossville community. They moved to Rossville where Mrs. Besta started his small trucking business in February, 1934. He established his full time Rossville Dairy business in 1940 and retired from his job in November 1958.

At the present time Mr. Besta, at the age of 75, does odd jobs. Mrs. Besta is 73. They live in their home in the southwest part of Rossville.

Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Albin Besta were reminded of the open house to be held Sunday afternoon, Oct. 11, at the Rossville Community Center to celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary. They invite friends to call between 2 and 4 p.m.
– 8 October 1959


Card of Thanks – We want to express our sincere thanks to the many friends and relatives for the gifts, cards and flowers we received on our 50th wedding anniversary.
–Mr. and Mrs. Albin Besta
15 December 1959

Note: Photo of couple in the news clip

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Linked toFamily: Besta/Balusek Besta (F329)

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