Ron and Bev (Danne) Crooks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family on Mother’s Day with a trip to Des Moines to see the Lion King. They were married June 12, 1965, at the First Congregational Church in Sioux City.
Ron retired from the Union Community School District in 2002 after serving 37 years as a teacher, principal and superintendent, and Bev retired from the Belle Plaine Community School District in 2003. She served 31 years in education as a kindergarten teacher, preschool teacher and elementary guidance counselor.
Their family includes Jeff of La Porte CIty and Sara (Jim ) Primmer of Fairfax, Iowa. They are the grandparents of Kaylee and Brenton Johnson and Bastian, Katelyn and Myah Primmer.
In June they will host a get togehter with family and friends at their lake house on Holiday Lake near Brooklyn.