Jan and Duard Rosenbaum Jr. of Shawnee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a private chapel ceremony in Plano, Texas.  The Reverend Rusty Williams of Muskogee and Reverend Jack Gibson of Plano officiating. The family, then met for a reception in their honor, hosted by their children and grandchildren:  Tony and Barbara Cabrera of Plano; and David and Stacy Cook, Chaz Partin and Megan Partin, all of Shawnee.

Both Duard and Jan (Wright) graduated from Shawnee High School and were married April 18, 1958, at St. Paul’s Methodist Church.

Duard served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. After his service, he attended Oklahoma State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and worked at Tinker Field Air Force Base for 35 years.

Jan graduated from The University of Oklahoma, earning her master’s degree in both speech pathology and school psychology. A grade school teacher, counselor and school principal; Jan worked with North Rock Creek, Shawnee and McLoud school systems, retiring in 1992.

Both are active members of the Wesley United Methodist Church and Shawnee Salvation Army. A donation to the Shawnee Salvation Army will be made in their honor.


Jan and Duard Rosenbaum Jr. of Shawnee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a private chapel ceremony in Plano, Texas.  The Reverend Rusty Williams of Muskogee and Reverend Jack Gibson of Plano officiating. The family, then met for a reception in their honor, hosted by their children and grandchildren:  Tony and Barbara Cabrera of Plano; and David and Stacy Cook, Chaz Partin and Megan Partin, all of Shawnee.
Both Duard and Jan (Wright) graduated from Shawnee High School and were married April 18, 1958, at St. Paul’s Methodist Church.
Duard served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. After his service, he attended Oklahoma State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and worked at Tinker Field Air Force Base for 35 years.
Jan graduated from The University of Oklahoma, earning her master’s degree in both speech pathology and school psychology. A grade school teacher, counselor and school principal; Jan worked with North Rock Creek, Shawnee and McLoud school systems, retiring in 1992.
Both are active members of the Wesley United Methodist Church and Shawnee Salvation Army. A donation to the Shawnee Salvation Army will be made in their honor.