John and Lil Kennedy

John and Lil Kennedy, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary surrounded by family and friends at the Elks Lodge, Saturday, August 10, 2019.

The two were high school sweethearts before graduating from Underwood, Iowa, and continued to date while John was deployed to Vietnam.

They were married on August 8, 1969, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

The celebration was hosted by their children, Darcy Taylor and Phillip Kennedy (Jodi).

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.