Friends and family of Leo and Stina Barrans are gathering today to celebrate the couple's 65th wedding anniversary. They were wed in Juneau on Sept. 30, 1945. Throughout their married lives, the couple shared a commitment to Christian ministry, pastoring in small towns as well as serving as full-time house parents to displaced children in Alaska, Washington, and Arizona.
Currently residents of the Juneau Pioneer Home, Leo and Stina will be hosting this afternoon's dessert social from 2 to 4 p.m. in the residence's Great Hall.
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