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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 …

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.

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…

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…

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Earl and Norma (Liermann) Werner of Farmington are celebrating their 50th anniversary Saturday, Nov. 7, with a luncheon at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 129 N. Watertown St., Johnson Creek, from noon to five. All friends, neighbors and relatives are invited to attend. 

60 YEARS — Arnie and Jean Brawders will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Jefferson County Masonic Lodge in Jefferson. The couple requests no gifts please. Arnie and Jean were married on Oct. 29, 1955, in Fort Atkinson. Th…

65TH ANNIVERSARY — LeRoy and Lucille (Bauriedel) Waldmann of Jefferson are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary today, Sept. 30, with family at their son’s house. The couple was married on the date in 1950 by the late Rev. Walter Zank at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (Newville…

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Janet and Gary Krueger of Edgerton recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 11. Their children will host an open house in recognition of the milestone from 2 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church fellowship hall. Th…

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Robert and Janalee Langer of Fort Atkinson are celebrating their 50th anniversary today, Sept. 18. They were married on the date in 1965 in Moline, Ill. Robert and Janalee celebrated the milestone with a family celebration in St. Germain in July. Robert is a retired Fort…

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Roger and Bette (Schroeder) Hopmann of Lake Mills are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, Sept. 4. They were married on the date at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church by Pastor Kuehl in 1965. The couple were blessed with five children: Jeffrey, Michael, Janet, Matt…

50TH ANNIVERSARY — Harvey and Dolores (Weisensel) Taylor of Fort Atkinson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 26, with a family weekend at the American Club in Kohler. The couple was married on the date in 1965. Harvey is a retired manager of Sentry Foods, and Dolores is a retired…

50 YEARS — Pat and Terry Roglitz of Fort Atkinson are celebrating their 50th anniversary today, Aug. 14. The couple has one daughter, Marti (Michael) Elder, and two grandchildren, Lauren and Emily Elder.

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY — Ronald and Linda (Lebiecki) Rosiejka of Helenville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 15, with an open house at Fairview Sports Bar and Grill in Jefferson from 1 to 5 p.m. Ron Taught at Kettle Moraine School District until his retirement, and…

50 YEARS — Ronald and Doris Marsh of Palmyra will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, July 24, with family and friends. The former Doris Harnden and Ronald were united in marriage on the date in 1965 at First English Lutheran Church in Whitewater with Pastor Jerald Wendt pres…

30TH ANNIVERSARY— Raymond and Donna (Rupprecht) Madison of Helenville are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary on today, July 6. The couple was married on the date at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Jefferson. Both are graduates of Jefferson High School. Ray is the owner of Raz…

50TH ANNIVERSARY — Ron and Sue Pitzner are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, July 3, 2015. They have three children: Cyndi Pitzner, David (Kathy) Pitzner and Barb (Harvey “Dooner”) Simdon. The couple also has 10 grandchildren.

50TH ANNIVERSARY — Judy and Dennie Gruennert, of Jefferson, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 26. The couple has two children, Jeff and Amy Gruennert, of Fort Atkinson, and Pam and Tom Finger, of Madison, and three grandchildren. An open house hosted by their chi…

60TH ANNIVERSARY — Elmer and Marcelaine (Marcie) McCulloch, of Whitewater, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today. Elmer and the former Marcie Blodgett were married on the date in 1955 at the First United Methodist Church in Whitewater. Elmer is retired from Uncle Josh Bait Com…

30TH ANNIVERSARY — Brian and Sheila Frohmader, of Jefferson, celebrated 30 years of marriage on Monday, May 18. They were married on the date in 1985 at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Jefferson. Brian is an employee of the City of Jefferson, and Shelia is employed by the Jefferson Area Senior …

50TH ANNIVERSARY — Lawrence and Janice (Doebert) Reinders, of Watertown, will be celebrating 50 years of marriage Saturday, May 30. Lawrence is a retired farmer and Janice is a retire bank teller. The couple have two children, Randall Reinders, of Jefferson, and Dawn Spaanem, of Cambridge, a…

50TH ANNIVERSARY — Don and Connie Stengel of Jefferson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. The couple was married on today’s date in 1965 at the St. Coletta Chapel. Connie is employed as a registered nurse and Don is a home and kitchen designer. They have two children, Kurt…

50TH ANNIVERSARY — Bill and Janet (Wedl) Peterson recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with a Caribbean cruise and a family dinner at The Fox and Hound restaurant in Hubertus. The couple was married on May 1, 1965 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Jefferson. They have two children, Sa…

70TH ANNIVERSARY — Dean and Mildred Stanton, of Whitewater, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with family at the Butterfly Club in Beloit. They were married on April 26, 1945 at First English Lutheran Church in Whitewater. The couple has four children, nine grandchildren and eigh…