Celebrating 59 Years – Congratulations Mom and Dad!

This year Memorial Day was celebrated on the last Monday in May.

Fifty-nine years ago, Memorial Day was on a Saturday.

My father was on leave from the military.

The date was May 30, 1953.

The day my parents were married.


The maid of honor was my mother’s best friend, Rae.

The best man was my father’s brother, my Uncle Lupe.

They made a lovely wedding party. 

Don’t you agree?

M & L Wedding Rae Lupe

It’s time to CELEBRATE!

Happy 59th Anniversary!

6 L & M

Congratulations Mom and Dad!

With much love from “all of us.”

May 30, 2012


I've always enjoyed writing and finally decided it was time to blog! As part of my profession I write every day, but I'm now trying to take the time to write creatively. My family and friends have been very encouraging as there is little that is written down in the way of a family chronicle. This is a favorite topic of mine! In addition to family history, I write about life, family, friends and faith. My husband is a full-time parent to our special needs daughter. I’ve explored this topic, too. I also enjoy music, crocheting, reading and relaxing with my family. I hope you enjoy what I have to offer!

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37 comments on “Celebrating 59 Years – Congratulations Mom and Dad!
  1. Helia says:

    I Love Your Mom and Dad!

  2. What a beautiful gift to give them. They are adorable, then and now.

  3. scrapydo says:

    Fantastic way you remembered their 59th anniversary.

  4. Bab:) says:

    Happy Anniversary! Love always, Bab:)

  5. What a lovely couple both then and now

  6. nelson RN says:

    Congratulations to your parents! They are so inspiring!
    It’s amazing that the old pictures still look very good.
    Thanks for sharing this inspiration with us!

  7. seekraz says:

    Very nice, Cathy. 🙂

  8. It is a joy and inspiration to see you parent’s wedding picture as well as their newest photos. This post is a proof that love does love and endures. You are blessed to have a wonderful family. I wish them both a Happy Anniversary and a life filled with happiness, love and peace.

  9. fgassette says:

    What a lovely couple. Wishing them a HAPPY ANNIVERSARY with many more to come. Their marriage proves what God has joined together cannot be torn apart.


  10. Dorothy says:

    I do love the pictures from early days and your parents were just a handsome couple for sure – and still are! 59 Years – Amazing!

  11. Congratulations to your parents on another anniversary. You are blessed to have both of your parents together, happy, and healthy after so many years.

  12. Sunshine says:

    This is beautiful and definitely a time to celebrate! Thank you for sharing 🙂

  13. aRVee says:

    Congrats to your mom and dad and Happy Anniversary to them. What a great tribute you had there for them. 🙂

  14. Paula says:

    🙂 A lovely post!

  15. Iñigo says:

    You have gorgeous parents 🙂

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