Garvin and Donna Larson to celebrate 60th anniversary

Garvin and Donna (Parsons) Larson of Ankeny will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary December 18.  They were married at the Rinard Methodist Church December 18, 1954.

Garvin was born in Waukon and graduated from Waukon High School in 1951 and from the University of Dubuque in 1955. Donna was born in Calhoun County and graduated from Rinard High School in 1951 and St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Fort Dodge in 1954.

The couple shared their lives with friends in Spencer, Ireton, Emmetsburg, Estherville and Bode before retiring in Ankeny. Garvin was a teacher and coach and Donna was a registered nurse.

Their children, Teri (Larry) Chase of Omaha, NE, Jan (Jim) Anderson of Des Moines and Shelly Larson (Kent Davison) of West Des Moines, will host a small family gathering Saturday, December 20. The couple has two grandsons, Dane and Brett Chase of Florida, and one granddaughter, Claire Davison of West Des Moines.