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Anniversaries

  • Fosters mark romantic anniversary

    Cletus and Louise Foster celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary with a surprise private romantic dinner prepared by the staff of Oakwood Health Campus.

  • Albert and Paula Peter

    Mr. and Mrs. Albert Peter of Tell City will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, March 2, 2013.

    Albert “Bud” Peter and the former Paula Phelps were married at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City March 2, 1963. Their maid of honor was Lynda Delaisse and the best man was James Howe.

  • John and Robin Smitson

    In celebration of their 30th wedding anniversary, John Edward Smitson Jr. and Robin Smitson will renew their wedding vows at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Tell City Church of Nazarene.

    Family and friends are invited to attend.
    A small reception will be held following the ceremony in the fellowship hall of the church.

  • Marion and Patricia Saalman

    Marion “M.J.” and Patricia Saalman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 31, 2012.

    Mr. Saalman and the former Patricia Goffinet were married Dec. 31, 1962, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. The wedding party included maid of honor Charlotte Smith, bridesmaid Sandy Karney, best man Ronald Smith and groomsman Robert Goffinet.
    The couple has four children, Scott Saalman of Jasper, Patrick Saalman of Tell City and the late Kimberly and Kristie Saalman. The also have two grandchildren, Austin and Delaney Saalman.

  • Allen and Charlotte Goffinet

    Allen and Charlotte Goffinet celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 22, 2012. The couple’s family gathered at the home of their daughter in Bloomington to honor Mr. and Mrs. Goffinet.

    The couple were married Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 1962. They have a daughter, Leah, and a son, Kevin. They also have four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    Attending the celebration were Mr. and Mrs. Goffinet’s children and their families, along with Mrs. Goffinet’s mother, Oda May Terry.

  • Rick and Sharon Taylor

    Rick and Sharon Taylor of Bristow will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary Nov. 3 at the St. Meinrad Legion Post with an open house hosted by their children.

    The event will be held from noon to 5 p.m. with dinner served at 1 p.m. All friends and family are invited to attend.
    Mr. Taylor married the former Sharon Prueher Oct. 23, 1982, in Siberia. The couple has three children, Brian Taylor, Tim Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor. They also have four grandchildren.
    Mrs. Taylor works at Kimball in Santa Claus.

  • Roy and Elsie Yoho

    Mr. and Mrs. Roy D. Yoho, formerly of Cannelton, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Sept. 6, 2012. A celebration in honor of the anniversary was held at the home of their son, Ron, in Woodbridge, Va., where the couple now resides.

  • Merl and Irene Gelarden

    Merl and Irene (Hagedorn) Gelarden celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Sept. 9, 2012.

    The couple were married Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1947, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church. They are the parents of eight children, David Gelarden, Ella Rose Scott, Stephen Gelarden, John Gelarden, Susan Carpenter, Mary Jo Waninger, Patrick Gelarden and Philip Gelarden.
    They have 28 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

  • Joseph and Marie Butler

    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Butler Sr. will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Church of the Nazarene, 17 Lausanne Court in Tell City.

    Mr. Butler married the former Marie McFarling Sept. 21, 1962, at Hawesville Baptist Church in Hawesville, Ky.
    The couple are the parents of Mary Pepp of Mount Vernon, Brenda Terry of Owensboro, Ky., Debbie Butler of Cecilia, Ky., Joe Butler Jr. of Tell City and Ricky Butler of Tell City. They have 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

  • Donald and Ruth Buckthal

    The Rev. Donald and Ruth Buckthal celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.
    The couple were married Sept. 7, 1947 at Immanuel E & R Church in East St. Louis, Ill.
    They are the parents of Diana Winston (Allan), Paul Buckthal (Nancy) and Dr. David Buckthal. Their grandchildren are Dr. Jill McCuin (Brandon), Joshua Winston (Cindy), Craig Buckthal (Ana), Eric Buckthal (Tiffany) and Dr. Julia Honold (Justin). They have eight great-grandchildren.