The Duncan Banner

October 30, 2010

Thacker — 65 years


The Duncan Banner

DUNCAN — Jo and Harold Thacker celebrated 65 years of marriage with their children.

Jo Jordan and Harold Thacker were married Oct. 28, 1945, in Anadarko, with the Rev. W.S. Vanderpool officiating. They have lived in Anadarko, Oklahoma City, Duncan, Muskogee and Lawton.

Harold retired from the Treasury Department (revenue officer) in 1980. In 1992, they moved back to Duncan to be near their children.

They have three children: Karen Thacker Proffitt of Ellinwood, Kan., Steve and Verna Thacker, Larry and Cathy Thacker Keyes of Duncan. They have six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and one in the oven.

Harold likes to hunt and fish. He is a 63 year member of the Masonic Lodge of Duncan and a 33 degree Mason of the Valley of McAlister, where he just received his 50 year certificate. They are both member so the order of Eastern Star Duncan chapter 39.