Maurie and Sue (Juricek) Ryan of Peoria, formerly of Kinsman, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends by renewing their wedding vows at a special Anniversary Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria. They will also celebrate at a family gathering in Florida this winter.
The Ryans were married Oct. 12, 1963, at St. Stephens Church in Streator. They have two children, Kelly (Jeff) Heckman of Peoria Heights and Kevin (Carrie) Ryan of Palm Harbor, Fla. They also have two grandsons, Derek and Mike.
Maurie was a barber in Arlington Heights for 11 years and owned Ryan’s Pub in Kinsman for 25 years. Sue worked in banking and health care. They retired and moved to Peoria in 2001.