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Charles N. “Chuck” and Alice Jacobson of Fort Atkinson were married 50 years ago, May 30, 1969, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Medford by the Rev. Robert Wested. The couple’s family includes two children and five grandchildren — daughter Jodi (Doug) Wickham; grandchildren Nathan and twins Ali…

Jerry and Shirley (Borchardt) Brown were married May 10, 1969, at St. John’s Community Church with the Rev. Alban Tippins officiating. Jerry served as pastor in Miflin, Tiverton, Rhode Island and Hyde Park, N.Y., then worked in the woodworking business and refinishing furniture. Shirley reti…

Jackson Avery Buskirk was born Aug. 7, 2018 in Wausau. He weighed 10 pounds, 14 ounces, and is the son of Chris and Lyzz Buskirk, Wausau. He has one brother, Aiden, and one sister, Olivia. His grandparents are Mike and Cathy Duncan, missionaries in Nepal from Lake Tomahawak, and Donald and T…

Geraldine Roethe, formerly a 60-year resident of Fort Atkinson and a current resident at Home Again Assisted Living in Cambridge, will celebrate her 99th birthday Friday, Sept. 28. Roethe is the widow of the late Leo Roethe and mother to Patricia Weiss (Alamogordo, New Mexico) and Ann Kutz (…

The Rev. and Mrs. John Willitz are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. John and the former Janet Black, both 1955 graduates of Fort Atkinson High School, were married by the Rev. Henry Gieschen Sept. 20, 1958 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. They retired in Fort Atkinson in October of …

Mary and Larry Narkis were married in Brookfield, Wisconsin on Aug. 17, 1968, and moved to Jefferson County in 1969. The couple has lived in Fort Atkinson since 1977. Larry is retired from Spacesaver, and Mary from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. They recently celebrated their 50th anni…

Delyle and Dotty Krause, Johnson Creek, celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary with family. The couple was married Sunday, July 12, 1953 at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Watertown. The Krauses have two daughters — Connie (Neil) Oestreich and Tami (Scott) Latsch. Grandchildren are Taneil (N…

Jack and Marilyn Martin, Helenville, were married July 15, 1978 at Fort Atkinson’s First United Methodist Church by Pastor Richard Pritchard. He is retired from Jones Dairy Farm, while she is a retired beautician and from Home Lumber in Whitewater. The couple will hold an anniversary celebra…

Bill and Edna Foelker were married 65 years ago on July 11, 1953, at St. Patrick’s in Whitewater by Rev Thomas Berry. Both graduated Fort Atkinson High School in 1951. They had seven children, Jean (Jeff) Poeschl, Jan (Jay) Statz, Yvonne (deceased), Teresa Foelker, Dan (Jennifer), Billy (dec…

Lydia Elizabeth Statz and Nathaniel Dean Wilson were married Oct. 8, 2017, at The Fort Atkinson Club in Fort Atkinson. Pastor Maryellen Maclucas, the aunt of the bride, officiated the ceremony joining the daughter of Mark and Wendy Statz and the son of Michael and Kathleen Wilson, all from F…

Floyd and Sally Froelich, Rome, celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today. The couple was married in St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Greendale, on April 12, 1958.

Jeff and Sherry (DiTorrice) Adsit, Fort Atkinson, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Dec. 23. The couple were married Dec. 23, 1967, at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church in Oconomowoc. They have two children — Justin (Kathryn Peterson) Adsit and Jessica (Jon) Tiede — along with t…

David and Elizabeth (Betty Lou Heussner) Waldmann, Lake Mills, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Nov. 4. The couple was married in 1967 in Jefferson. She is retired from Hamlin’s, while he is retired from APV Crepaco. The couple has three children — Jennifer of Moreno Valle…

Harold and Diana Thom, Fort Atkinson, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 30. They are both retired, and have one child, Kelly (Richard) Stine, and two grandchildren, Abigail and Madison. They will hold a celebration Saturday at 3 p.m. at the American Legion Dugout…

Harold and Diana Thom, Fort Atkinson, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 30. They are both retired, and have one child, Kelly (Richard) Stine, and two grandchildren, Abigail and Madison. They will hold a celebration Saturday at 3 p.m. at the American Legion Dugout…

Lisa Joseph and Randy Brandt were married March 30, 2017, on the beach at Westin Resort on Hilton Head Island, S.C. with Judge Beau Patterson officiating. The bride is the daughter of Jean Brawders and the late Arnold Brawders of Jefferson. The groom is the son of Shirley Brandt and the late…

Cecil and Rose Rice, Fort Atkinson, were married on Sept. 30, 1967, at St Luke’s Church in Rome, Wis. They have two daughters — Annette (Wayne) Dahl and Roseann (Gregory) Ernsting; four grandchildren — Shannan (Danny) O’Reilly, Megan Stade, Wyatt (Heidi) Stade, and Wes Sarah Dahl; and six gr…

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Dr. Tom Gobel and Josie Gobel are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Saturday, July 1, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Lake Ripley Country Club, Cambridge. The couple has four children, Heinrich Gobel of Cambridge, Jacob Gobel of Milwaukee, Matthew Gob…

JULY WEDDING — Mac and Kim Dempsey of Eagle announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Hack, to Dustin Hau, son of August and Karen Hau of Slinger. Dustin and Jessica met at the LaGrange General Store and Backyard Bikes, where they both worked. Jessica, a University of Wisconsin-Eau …

OCTOBER WEDDING — Boyd and Julianne Janny of Jefferson announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Rose Janny, to Rikky Dean Clifford Morrisette, the son of Amy and Roy Benson of Hill City, Minn. Danielle, a graduate of Michigan Technological University, is employed as a technical se…

60TH ANNIVERSARY — Ken and Shirley Heitz were married at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waterloo on this date, Oct. 27, in 1956. Ken was born in Hubbleton and moved to Waterloo with his family when he was about two years old. Shirley was born in Edgerton and moved with her family to Waterloo …

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Dennis and Joanne Roth of Fort Atkinson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 4 to 9 p.m., at Fairview Inn in Jefferson. The couple has four children, Roni Kohlhoff of Watertown, Dennis J. Roth of Watertown, Sandy Pe…

Norman and Debra Floerke of Fort Atkinson are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Derek Thomas Floerke, to Lindsey Rose Murphy, the daughter of Ron and Bonnie Murphy of Gays Mills. Derek is a 2003 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School and is a staff sergeant in the Wisconsin Arm…

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Barbara and David Billig of Jefferson are celebrating their 50th anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 1. The couple has two children, Tracy Strand (Jamie) and Robert Billig (Robyn), and one grandchild, Paige.

40 YEARS — Clyde and Beverly (Heine) Nehls of Watertown were married at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Helenville on Oct. 9, 1976, with the Rev. Harry Wiedmann officiating. Attendants were Carol (Nehls) Bohlman, Watertown; Lynda Reinert, Kansas City, Mo.; Ronald Heine Sr., deceas…

60 YEARS — Harland and Donna (Courtier) Dorn of Jefferson are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary, today, Sept. 15. They were married on the date at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Helenville, where they members, by the late Gerald Fischer. They have four children: Tom, Tim, Tam and Te…

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Brownie (Du Wayne) and Bunny Brown of Fort Atkinson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 2 to 5 p.m., at the American Legion, 201 S. Water St. E., Fort Atkinson. They were married at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in For…

60 YEARS — Helen and Bill Kirchmayer will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Sept. 8. They were married on the date in 1956 at Friedens United Church of Christ in Fort Atkinson, with the late Rev. Hammoud officiating. Attending Helen as her maid of honor was the late Beverly Brickson. Standin…

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Dale and Carmen (Alvarado) Wagie will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their family on Saturday, Aug. 27. They were married on that date in 1966 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Whitewater. Dale is retired from Uncle Josh Bait Company of Fort Atkinson, an…

50TH ANNIVERSARY — John R. and Shirley (Lucht) Wagi of Fort Atkinson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 30. They were married on the date in 1966 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Whitewater. The couple celebrated the milestone last Christmas with a week in Florida with fami…

OCTOBER WEDDING — Joe and Sherry Provenzano of Jefferson are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Lindsey Provenzano to Pierre Burgess, son of Thomas Burgess and Celeste Campbell. Lindsey works as a general surgery physician assistant at Aurora Health Care's hospitals in Elkh…

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Edward and Georgia Dettmers of Johnson Creek are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 2 to 6 p.m. in Riverfront Park South in Jefferson. The celebration will be hosted by their children, Daniel (Lavonne) Dettmers, Douglas (Sarah) Dettmers …

OCTOBER WEDDING — Kurt and Lisa Armstrong of Fort Atkinson are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Lindsay Armstrong of Stockbridge to Greg Gerhartz of Stockbridge. Lindsay is a 2005 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, and graduated as a medical assistant from Fox Valley T…

SEPTEMBER WEDDING — David and Mary Krueger of Helenville are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Daniel John Krueger, to Emily Marie Glastetter, daughter of Robert and Jean Glastetter of Benton, Mo. Daniel is a 2004 graduate of Jefferson High School. He currently works in region…

JUNE WEDDING — Mark and Dee Grosnick are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Katy Grosnick to Jon Schroedl, son of Jim and Sue Schroedl. Katy is a 2011 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing with a minor in profes…

JUNE WEDDING — Brian and Sheila Frohmader of Jefferson are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Tiffany Ann Frohmader to Ryan Arnold Pernat, the son of Gary and Chris Pernat of Sullivan. Tiffany is a 2006 graduate of Jefferson High School and a 2010 graduate of Carroll Univer…

JUNE WEDDING — Jennifer Lynn Murphy and Michael Price Bergey of Milwaukee are planning a June 4, wedding at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort Atkinson. Jennifer is the daughter of Rebecca and David DeWar. She is a 2000 graduate of Craig High School in Janesville and a 2005 graduate of the…

60 YEARS — JoAnne and George Hilby of Jefferson are celebrating 60 years of marriage on Sunday, April 10, with a 10:30 a.m. mass at St. John’s Catholic Church. An open house will follow at Fairview Inn at 3 p.m. Please, no gifts.

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Dan and Carmen Roahen of Fort Atkinson are celebrating 50 years of marriage on Saturday, April 2. The couple, who both are retired, have three children, Martha (David) Schummer, Maria (Matt) McCulley and Heidi (Dorian) Keyes, and eight grandchildren.

AUGUST WEDDING — Kara Smith and Tyler Lowrey of Fort Atkinson have announced their engagement to be married on Aug. 13, 2016, in Fort Atkinson. Kara is the daughter of Dr. Geoff and Joan Smith of Fort Atkinson. Tyler is the son of Dennis Lowrey and Laurie Bilsky of Deerfield.

APRIL WEDDING — John and Sue Simon of Helenville are pleased to announce the engagment of their daughter Elaine M. Simon of Helenville to Matthew R. Mueller of Watertown. Matthew is the son of Dean and Susie Mueller of Beaver Dam. The couple is planning an April 9, 2016, wedding at St. Berna…

UNITED IN MARRIAGE — Joseph Kempf, the son of John and Kim Kempf of Fort Atkinson, and Valentina Atanasova, daughter of Valentine Atanasov and Sofia Atanasova of Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, were united in marriage on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, in Bulgaria. Two candle light ceremonies were held on the…

60 YEARS — The Rev. Marlyn and Marjorie Kempf, of 401 Cherokee Lane in Fort Atkinson, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today, Feb. 3, 2016. They will meet with others at the Retirees Breakfast at Willerup Church in Cambridge. Marlyn was first married 73 years ago, while serving…

WEDDING BELLS — Jude and Sue Hartwick of Fort Atkinson are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Olivia Hartwick, to Adam Nichols, son of Jay Dee and Debbie Nichols of Black River Falls. Olivia is a 2010 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School and a 2014 graduate of the Univers…

WEDDING BELLS — Alexandra K. Weber married Jarrod A. Neujahr during a 4 p.m. ceremony on July 4, 2015, at Over the Vines in Edgerton. Timothy Hollinger officiated the service joining the daughter of Daniel and Cindy Weber of Fort Atkinson with the son of Mike and Karla Neujahr of Cape Coral,…

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Jerry and Dee Messmann of Jefferson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, Dec. 4. Jerry retired from the Jefferson County Sheriffs Department. The couple has four sons: Dan Messman of Winona, Minn.; Dennis Messmann of Jefferson; Doug Messman of Jefferson;…

50 YEARS — Roger and Bonnie Strege of Fort Atkinson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, Dec. 4. They were married on the date at Advent Christian Church in Watertown. The couple lived in Watertown until moving to Fort Atkinson in 2005. Since then, they have become members o…

60 YEARS — Bill and Nancy (Rue) Haberman of Jefferson are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today, Dec. 3, with a family dinner at the Masonic Lodge in Jefferson. Bill and Nancy were married on the date in 1955 in Jefferson. They have four children: David (Julie) Haberman of Whitewa…

60 YEARS — Loren and Nancy Benson of Cambridge are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Amundson Center in Cambridge. Loren is a former principal and educator with the School District of Cambridge. Nancy retired as a teacher with the School District…