• Oakwood couple celebrates 60th

    Oakwood Health Campus residents Ben and Wandalea Varner celebrated their 60th Wedding anniversary recently with an open house hosted by the staff at Oakwood.

  • Celebrating 63 years of marriage

    Oakwood residents Robert and Mary Powers were surprised with a cake and flowers recently by staff in honor of their 63rd wedding anniversary.

    Deb Rickleman, Oakwood life enrichment assistant, serenaded the couple with a few of their favorite songs.

  • Jerry and Pat Fella

    Jerry and Pat Fella of Santa Claus will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary April 11, 2014.

    Mr. Fella married the former Pat Kleeman April 11, 1964, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The couple have four children, Cary Fella and his wife, Rhonda, of Evanston, Brad Fella and his wife, Connie, of Santa Claus, Sheri Fella of Bloomington and Ali Weaver and her husband, Watson, of Santa Claus.
    They also have eight grandchildren, Geoff, Chelsea, Kyla, Jacob, Madison and Gavin Fella and Zack and Paige Weaver.

  • Delbert and Patricia Vaal (Corrected)

    Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Vaal of St. Meinrad will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary April 5, 2014. A Mass of thanksgiving will be said at 2 p.m. at St. Meinrad Catholic Church.

    An open house and reception will immediately follow at the St. Meinrad Legion. The couple requests no gifts.

  • Kenneth and Shirley King

    Kenneth and Shirley King of Derby celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Bristow Community Center.

    Kenneth and the former Shirley Dawson were married Feb. 19, 1964, in Hawesville, Ky.

  • Tim and Sandra Kratzer

    Tim and Sandra Kratzer of Tell City will celebrate their silver anniversary Friday, Feb. 21.

    Mrs. Kratzer is the former Sandra Jane Spencer. They have two daughters, Ashley Kratzer, 24, and Laura Kratzer, 19, both of Tell City.

  • James and Carole Litherland

    James E. and Carole Jean Litherland of Tell City renewed their wedding vows during a ceremony Sept. 29, 2013, in the Fellowship Hall of Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

    Mr. Litherland’s cousin, the Rev. Ed Fruehwald of Owensboro Baptist Church, presided. He was the ring bearer in the couple’s wedding on Sept. 28, 1963. They were wed by the Rev. Henry Lippert.

  • Randall and Doris Schaefer

    Randall and Doris Schaefer of rural St. Meinrad observed their 30th wedding anniversary Oct. 19 during a celebration with immediate family and friends hosted by their daughters at the St. Meinrad Knights of Columbus home.

  • Bill and Donna Peter

    Bill and Donna Peter of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 9, 2013.

    Their children and their families will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.

    Mr. Peter married the former Donna Dersch Nov. 9, 1963, at St. Mark Catholic Church.

    The couple has two children, Mike Peter and his wife, Ginger of Tell City and Steve Peter and his wife, Brenda of Newburgh. They also have five grandchildren, Crystal, Cathryn, Caylyn, Caleb and Gavin.

  • Henry and Margaret Bruggeman

    Henry J. and Margaret (LeClere) Bruggeman will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, with a Mass of Thanksgiving Oct. 20, at St. Marks Catholic Church.

    The couple was married Oct. 19, 1963, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. Their attendants were Diane (LeClere) Sweat, Jerry Schwartz, Al Bruggeman, Claire Bruggeman, Sharon James, Allen James, Larry F. Brown, Mil (Brown) Dauby, Mark LeClere and Beth Ann Barger.