Joe and Barbara Jones celebrated their 65th anniversary on Sept. 5.
Joe Jones & Janet Barbara Telander were married on Sept. 5, 1954, in Salina at First United Methodist Church. Joe is a retired owner of Manko Window Systems, Inc. Barbara retired in 1999 from the controller’s Office at Kansas State University after working there for 20 years.
They have three children: Gary (Jennifer) Jones, Debbie (Dave) Rowe, Steve (Claudia) Jones, all of Manhattan. They also have six grandchildren: Mindy (Kyle) Morgan of Basehor; Staci Rowe of Overland Park; Johnna (Matt) Fleming of Basehor; Stephanie Jones of Stafford, Virginia; Brett (Lindsay) Jones of Manhattan; and Michael Jones of Norwalk, Iowa. The couple has four great-grandchildren with a fifth on the way.
The couple celebrated last weekend with their family.