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Knapps celebrate 75th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Max Knapp, of rural Frankfort, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary Sunday, March 25.

Friends and relatives are invited to an open house from 2-4 p.m. at the Milner Activity Center located behind the Milner Nursing Home in Rossville.

Max and the former Catherine Ruch were married March 27, 1943, in Greeley, Colorado, where he was participating in military training in preparation to be sent to England to support the World War II Allied effort in Europe.

Max retired in 1984 from Rea Magnet Wire and the Carroll County Comet in 2010. Catherine is a homemaker.

The have five living children, Bill (Jane), Bob (Beverly), Dick (Janet), Cathy (Joe) and Carol; one deceased child, Tom; 12 grandchildren; and fifteen great-grandchildren.

They request gifts be omitted, but cards are welcome.


Emerson Jean Castell born March 9

Emerson Jean Castell, the daughter of Devin and Candice Castell of Rossville, was born March 9, 2018 at Witham Hospital. Emerson weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces.

She joins sister MacKenzie, 12, brother Kalen (16) and sister Riley (7) at home.

Maternal grandfather is Tom of Rossville. Paternal grandparents are Chuck and Sylvia of Lafayette, and paternal great-grandparents are Fred and Lucille of Lafayette and Suzie of Lafayette.

Paisley Allen born March 9

Paisley Allen, the daughter of Stephanie Allen, was born March 9, 2018, at Witham Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. 

She joins Skylar Davis, 5, at home.

Maternal grandparents are Teresa Trent of Michigantown and Steve Allen of Burlington.

Maternal great-grandparent is Larry Smith of Frankfort.

Aubree Kathryn Brown born March 8

Aubree Kathryn Brown, the daughter of Taylor and Kala (Rallas) Brown of Frankfort, was born March 8, 2018, at Witham Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces.

Aubree joins her sister Morgan Brown, 6, at home.

Maternal grandparents are Kelli and Danile Perkins and James and Christina Rallas.

Maternal great-grandparents are James and Anne Rallas and Donald and Kathryn Stillwell.

Paternal grandparents are Jodie and Lonnie Oneal and Tom and Ada Brown.

Paternal great-grandparents are Barbara Ferguson and Ilene Brown.