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June 18, 2013
Chaney -- 40th
George and Carol Chaney of Dallas will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 23, from 2 to 5 p.m. with an open house hosted by their children at the Greenway Mobile Home Park Clubhouse in Dallas.
George and Carol Chaney
George Chaney and Carol Thurston were married June 20, 1973, in Reno, Nev.
The couple has lived in Polk County its entire lives.
George worked at Caterpillar until it closed and then at Hannard Machinery in Salem until he retired in 2010. Carol has owned and operated Four Seasons Styling Center in Dallas for 30 years.
The couple enjoys spending time with its family by attending ball games, camping trips and a cruise together.
Their family includes Steve Mabry of Salem, Tia Brees of Dallas and Tiffany Conner of Redmond. The couple has seven grandchildren.
Duhrkopf -- 60th
Don and Bettie Duhrkopf of Dallas will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at family celebrations throughout the summer.
Don and Bettie Duhrkopf
Don J. Duhrkopf and Bettie Louise Gorton were married June 21, 1953, in Mobile, Alabama at the bride's parents' home. The couple have lived in Polk County for about 38 years.
Don was a Captain in the U.S. Navy and retired in 1975. Bettie is a Navy wife and mother of six children.
The couple enjoys church activities, gardening, going to the coast and spending time with family. The couple is also interested in forestry, land use and the Republican Party.
The couple's children are Linda Caldwell of Eugene, Don Duhrkopf of Houston, TX, Randy Duhrkopf of Oak Harbor WA, Kevin Duhrkopf of San Antonio, TX, Tami Woodward of Salem, Kim Duhrkopf of San Antonio, TX. The couple have ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.