Richard J. & Laura Y. Leister
Richard J. and Laura Y. (nee LaCrosse) Leister, of Elyria, celebrated their 60th anniversary at a special dinner hosted by their children. They were married Sept. 6, 1958, at St. Agnes Church, Elyria, by the Rev. James Gallagher.
Laura worked for First American Title Insurance Co. as an agency administrator. She is past president of Ohio Land Title Association. Laura held the title of superior performance with Elyria Women’s Bowling Association.
Richard worked for Foreway Express as terminal manager, retiring in 1997. He served in the Navy 1951 through 1954 and is a Korean War veteran. Richard and Laura enjoyed traveling in their motor home.
The couple have two children, Richard L. (Rhonda) and Lynne M. (William) Peate, and five grandchildren.