Dr. and Mrs. James W. Van Blaricum celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 13, 2008. James Van Blaricum and Mary Ann Aeschliman were married at the First United Methodist Church in McPherson. Dr. Van retired in 2005 after practicing dentistry in Pratt for 44 years.  Mary Ann owned and operated Plus Six Hallmark store for nearly 25 years.


Dr. and Mrs. James W. Van Blaricum celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 13, 2008. James Van Blaricum and Mary Ann Aeschliman were married at the First United Methodist Church in McPherson. Dr. Van retired in 2005 after practicing dentistry in Pratt for 44 years.  Mary Ann owned and operated Plus Six Hallmark store for nearly 25 years. 
A family celebration was held in Destin, Fla., with their children, Amy and husband Phil of Kingsport, Tenn., Margaret and husband Jay of Nashville, Tenn., and John and wife Debbie of Olathe, along with their grandchildren Sam, Kate, Emily, Carly, Elise, Lainey, Parker and Will.