Tom and Rada Givan celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, November 10, 2013, with family and a few close friends.
They were married November 10, 1973, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in West Ely, Mo., where they are both still active members.
They are parents to Allison (Jim) Barnard of Hannibal and April (Ken) Moore of Wentzville, Mo.
They have been blessed with five grandsons, Wyatt Johnson, Dylan Johnson, Kaden Moore, Gavin Moore and the late Brady Moore.
Rada recently retired after working for 36 years at Commerce Bank. She currently serves as member of the Luther Manor Board of Directors.
Tom is retired from Burlinghton Northern Railroad. He is also a U.S. Navy veteran, having served 25 years including tours of duty in Vietnam and Desert Storm. He currently serves as chaplin and as a member of the honor Guard for American Legion Post No. 55.