Jack B. Shattuck and Esther Schmitz were married on December 30, 1967, in St. Benedict, Kansas and this year will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
They are parents of four children: Michele Paul and Dana Scherer of Alexandria, LA, Gina Gandy of Tyler, TX and Jack Shattuck, III of Lewisville, TX. Their eight grandchildren are: Lillie and Lydia Paul, Jake, Cade and Christina Scherer, Cole and Jace Gandy and Willow Shattuck.
Jack retired from American Eagle Airlines after 34 years where he worked as a pilot and later in airline management in Dallas. Esther is retiring from Community Healthcore after 38 years of accounting service in the administration office in Longview.
They have been White Oak residents for almost 40 years and plan to enjoy their golden years bass fishing, traveling and spending time with family and friends. Their anniversary was celebrated with a family dinner.