Matthew and Arrah (Yakshaw) May , members of St. Joseph Parish in Andale, Kan., celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008 with a Mass at 7:30 p.m. and reception following in the parish hall.


Matthew and Arrah (Yakshaw) May , members of St. Joseph Parish in Andale, Kan., celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008 with a Mass at 7:30 p.m. and reception following in the parish hall.
    They were married in on Dec. 27, 1958, at St. Joseph Parish, Andale, Kansas. Matt is retired from High Plains Journal and St Mary of the Plains College where he was a coach and educator.  Arrah is retired from Bank of America.  She remains active in community volunteering.
    They have four children, Becky and Gregg Ozbun, Valley Center; Barbara and Todd Gigstad, Nortonville; Thomas and Michelle May, Goddard; and Timothy May, Newton. They are blessed with eight grandchildren.