Phil and Florence (Spease) Larsen
Phil and Florence (Spease) Larsen of Blair will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 21 at First Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, Blair. Friends and relatives of the family are invited.
They have three children: Diane Madsen (Gary), Keith Larsen (Lori) and Lorene Larsen, all of Omaha; four grandsons; and one great-grandson.
Phil is the owner of Phil Larsen Construction Company. Florence is a former schoolteacher.
Phil and Florence were were married Aug. 26, 1951, at Salem Lutheran Church in Fremont. The temperature that day broke a record at 102 degrees. The couple met while both were teaching in Oakland (Neb.) Public Schools.
After a honeymoon on Washington Island in Door County, Wis., they made their home in Blair, where Phil had started his construction business.
The family will be hosting the open house. The couple has requested no gifts.