Doug and Sue Jansen of Dakota Dunes, formerly of McCook Lake and Sioux City and Anthon, IA, will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with an open house Aug. 7 from 2 to 5 p.m. All friends and family are invited to join them at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 149 Bison Trail, Dakota Dunes. The couple requests no gifts but notes cards will be provided for a memory for their memory basket.
Doug and Susan (Shortridge) Jansen were married Sept. 10, 1971, in Sandhofen, Germany. Doug was serving in the U.S. Army and Sue was there with her military family. The couple is blessed with two children, Jeff Jansen of Sioux City and Julie (Matt) Schubert of Cherokee. They have six grandchildren, Gabbie (Dawson Sunsted), Reid and Alaina Jansen, and Lauren, Addison and Bennett Schubert.
Doug is retired from Tyson Meats and the Army National Guard and Sue is retired from nursing.