Surrounded by family, Evert (Bud) and Sherry DeSart celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 12th at Favazza’s Restaurant in St. Louis. Bud grew up on a farm in Dorchester and Sherry was from Livingston. They met at the Coliseum Ballroom in Benld on Sherry’s 21st birthday.
They were married on October 12, 1968, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Livingston. They settled in Gillespie before moving to Pennsylvania, Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia. They have three children and five grandchildren. They currently reside in Eureka, MO.