Donald P. and Kathryn A. Bedell of Belleville celebrated their 50th anniversary on December 28, 2013 with dinner for family and friends.
Donald P. and the former Kathryn A. Leber were married on December 28, 1963 at Holy Childhood Church in Mascoutah, IL by Rev. August Giesen.
Dr. Bedell is a Professor Emeritus of St. Louis U School of Business - Dept. of Accounting and enjoys reading & golf. Kathy enjoys golf and beading and is active at the YMCA.
They have 3 children: Michael (Susanne) Bedell of Mundelein, IL, Gregory (Caron) Bedell of Kirkwood, MO., and Steve (Jennifer) Bedell of Leawood, KS.
They have 10 grandchildren: Christopher, Alexis, Jake, Grace and Owen of Mundelein, IL; Tara, Kayla & Sydney of Kirkwood, MO & Amelia and Colin of Leawood, KS.