Flowers celebrate 50 years of wedded bliss

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Jim and Barb Flowers (left)

Jim and Barb Flowers celebrated 50 years of marriage June 16. A reception was held on an Alaskan cruise.

Jim and the former Vander Pluym, were married  June 16, 1972, in St. Louis. 

They are the parents of Karen (David) Grahn, Tom Flowers and Claire Flowers. The couple has three grandchildren — Kendal, Hanna and Jenna Grahn.