On Sept. 17, 2016, more than 50 people enjoyed a surprise 50th wedding anniversary party for Charles (Sonny) and Sheila Scouten given by their three children, Brenda, Darleen and Jack, at the Weedsport Clark-Heck American Legion.
In attendance was their matron of honor, Bertha Rathbun Mettler. Their best man was the bride's brother, Burrill Rathbun, who was deceased in 1987.
Guests came from Buffalo, Newark, Waterloo, Lyons, Rose, Syracuse, Liverpool, Port Byron, Weedsport and Cato. The couple and their guests enjoyed a buffet luncheon and a cake made by Kimberly Rathbun Wagner.