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Bearden and Loftin wed

Danielle Bearden and Jeremy Loftin, both of Battlement Mesa, were wed June 12, 2003, in a ceremony officiated by Rick Van Vleet of Crown Peak Baptist Church. Bearden graduated from high school in Laconia, N.H., and is a medical records clerk. Her parents are David and Donna Lemay of Port St. Lucie, Fla. Her daughters are Brianna, 8, and Cheyenne, 7.

Jeremy graduated from Grand Valley High School in Parachute and is an electrician. His parents are Gary and Linda Loftin of Battlement Mesa.

Ackerman a delegate

Molly Ackerman, a senior at Glenwood Springs High School, was recently selected as a delegate to the 57th session of the American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation 2003 for Colorado held at the National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md. Two young women are selected from each Girls State program for Girls Nation, which introduces them to the structure and functions of the federal government. She will meet with Representatives and Senators from Colorado and will visit the White House.

Evanses celebrate 50th

Lem and Ann Evans will celebrate their Golden Anniversary Saturday, July 12, in Northglenn with family. They met in Corpus Christi, Texas, while in the U.S. Navy. They were married in St. Albans, N.Y., Ann’s home town. After a honeymoon in Niagara Falls, they moved to the Denver area where Lem was raised. They also lived in Westminster and Glenwood Springs for many years. They retired and moved to Wickenburg, Ariz., until moving back to the Northglenn area. Lem and Ann have four children: Karen Christner of Glenwood Springs, Mark Evans of Brighton, Eileen Evans of San Jose, Calif., and Julie Mera Evans of Northglenn. They also have seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

Recent marriages

Ruben Mendez Sosa and Raquel Reyes, of Carbondale, June 13, 2003

Michael Patrick Chimwemwe Flood and Gretchen Eichel Pick, of Minneapolis, Minn., June 14, 2003

Michael Lee Marshall and Krystal Lee Fagan, of Rifle, June 14, 2003

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