The Edmond Sun


July 27, 2010

Allenbachs Celebrate 50th Anniversary

EDMOND —     In celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary, MG and Darlene Allenbach of Edmond, Okla. will be the guests of honor at a come and go reception from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Sunday Aug. 1, 2010 at the Edmond Church of Christ, 801 S. Bryant. The reception will be hosted by the couple’s children and grandchildren: Serena, Brent, Summer and Kara Sinclair, and Blaine, D’Ann, Katie and Lindsay Allenbach.

    Merideth George Allenbach and Darlene Iona Cruise were married on Aug. 28. 1960,  in Stillwater, Okla.

    MG received a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics in 1961 and MBA  from Oklahoma State University. He was employed with Prudential Insurance Investment Division in Kansas City, Mo. and Kirksville, Mo. from 1962 to 1967. In 1967 the couple moved to Burlington, Okla. for their farming operation, and they currently reside in Edmond.  MG served as a board member of the Burlington Co-op, Farm Credit of Enid and the Town of Burlington. He was a member of the Burlington Lion’s Club and currently is an active member of the Edmond Lion’s Club.

    Darlene worked as a secretary for the Stillwater ONG until 1962. She volunteered in various arenas and taught piano. In 1992 Darlene was a licensed skin professional with Arbonne International Swiss Skin Care, and became regional vice president in 1994. She was the owner of D’Bach & Co. Skin Studios in Enid, Okla. for six years and is presently the owner of Club Z! Tutoring in Edmond.

    Darlene and MG taught at Lariat Creek Christian Camp and Rocky Mountain Christian Camp for many years while living in Northwest Oklahoma. They are both members of the Edmond Church of Christ.

    The Allenbachs will be traveling to the Scandinavian countries in August to visit their son, Eric Allenbach, and his family.

    The family requests no gifts; cards may be sent to 709 Ramblewood Terrace, Edmond, OK 73034

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