Mr. and Mrs. Ragan, 1954
William (Bill) D. and Joanne M. Ragan of Kahoka, MO will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on December 5, 2019. Mr. Bill Ragan and the former Miss Joanne Gutting were married December 5, 1954, at the First Christian Church in Kahoka, MO.
Attendants were Carol Paden and James Ragan. Mrs. Ragan is the daughter of of the late Clell and Mary Gutting. Mr. Ragan is the son of the late Harold and Helen Ragan.
They are parents of a son, Kim (Gina) Ragan of Peachtree City, GA; and two daughers, Shelly St.Clair of Holts Summit, MO and Kerry Cole of Canton, MO. They have 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Ragan owned and operated Ragan Gas Co for several years. Their interests include following and supporting area basketball teams, dancing, preserving and sharing Clark County history at their history building on the Kahoka square.
Mr. and Mrs. Ragan have been active in their community through Eastern Star, Masonic Lodge, Tuesday Club, the County Fair, coaching and supporting their children’s baseball, softball, and basketball teams to name just a few.
Mrs. Ragan was an auctioneer for many years and continues her love for auctioneering by helping with benefit auctions, she also volunteers for the Red Cross with local blood drives, and presents vintage clothing and hat programs and in the past helped with Relay for life.
Mr. Ragan served our country from 1951-1953 in the United States Navy and still to this day is active in the color guard when needed. Mr. and Mrs. Ragan attend the Kahoka Christian Church.
Well wishes can be sent to PO BOX 256, Kahoka, MO 63445.
Bill and Joann Ragan, 2019