Hallauers to celebrate 50th anniversary

Roy and Kay Hallauer of rural Holton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, July 14. Their children will host an open house in their honor from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 6 at Circleville Christian Church. Dress will be casual.

Roy Hallauer and Kay Kearn were married on July 14, 1973, at Miltonvale Methodist Church by the Rev. Ralph Thorn. Roy is the son of Frederic and Dorothea Hallauer. Kay is the daughter of Robert and Mary Kearn. Wedding attendants included the bride’s sisters, Kathy and Connie Kearn, and the groom’s brothers, Ray and Eric Hallauer.

The couple has three children, David Hallauer and his wife, Amy, of Holton; Anita White and her husband, James, of Pretty Prairie; and Matt Hallauer of Lenexa. They also have seven grandchildren.

The couple met at Kansas State University, where they were part of an interdenominational Christian organization called The Navigators. Roy was studying to be an engineer and Kay was studying to be a business teacher.

Roy and Kay resided in Emporia near Aurora before moving to their farm north of Holton. Roy was an engineer who designed agricultural equipment at Clay Center, and then worked for the Jackson County Road and Bridge Department. The couple continues to raise cattle.

The Hallauers are members of Soldier Christian Church, Circleville Christian Church and the Kansas Prairie Pickers Association.

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141



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