Published 10:11 am Thursday, August 13, 2009
Kenneth and Judy (Wilson) Cramer, formerly of Niles, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 6, in London, England.
We were married in the First Baptist Church of Niles on June 6, 1959.
The anniversary tour took them to Paris, France; Lucerne, Switzerland, Venice, Florence, and Rome, Italy. They were accompanied by their daughter, Christine and son-in-law Conrad Fisher, and six-year-old grandson Conrad J. Fisher, IV.
Both graduated from Niles Senior High School, Kenneth in 1956, and Judy in 1957. They also have another child and three other grandchildren.
They lived in Niles from the early 1940s until August of 1966.
Kenneth is a former employee of the Niles Daily Star (1956-1963) and also the Elkhart Truth, in Indiana and the Tampa Tribune in Florida.
He later was employed by the City of Largo, Fla. as a firefighter, rising to the rank of Deputy Fire Chief. In July of 1978, he was hired as the fire chief of Pinellas Park, Fla., a position he held for 26 years, until his retirement Dec. 30, 2004.
.Judy was employed by the First National Bank of Niles, and later by the Pinellas County, Florida, school board.