David and Bessie Werne of St. Meinrad will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 5 p.m. June 15, 2013, with a Mass at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. A celebration will follow the Mass for invited guests. Invitations have been sent.
Mr. Werne married the former Bessie Phelps June 1, 1963, at St. Meinrad Cath-olic Church. Attendants were Dalene (Pekingpaugh) Arnett, Carolyn (Anderson) Etienne, Martha (Werne) Tempel, Mary Werne, Dennis Werne and the late Darrel Phelps.
The couple has one son, Barry Werne of Evansville, and two grandsons.