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).

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