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Elmer and Kay Heitz, of Farley, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Bob and Sharon Demmer, of Dundee, are celebrating 50 years of marriage with an open house Saturday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. at St. Mary’s Parish Center.

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Merkes, of Manchester, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary, with a family gathering Sunday, Oct. 27.

Ralph and Lillian Nurre, of Dyersville, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 26, 1954.

Charles and Vicky Geers celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 28 with family and friends at Park Farm Winery.

Dyersville residents Don and Dianne Kramer celebrated 50 years of marriage Aug. 16. Don Kramer, originally of Earlville and Dianne Beckmann, of Dyersville, were married in 1969 at a noon Mass in St. Francis Xavier Basilica. During their 50 years together, they’ve lived in Cedar Falls, Grundy…

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Merkes, of Manchester, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary, with a family gathering Sunday, Oct. 27.

Walter “Hub” and Doris Kramer, of Worthington, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 6 with a Mass at 9 a.m. at St. Paul church followed by a family reception at Country Junction.

Steve and Marge Willenbring will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 13, 2019 with a family dinner.

Steve and Jeanne Rahe, of Petersburg, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at Lone Pine Country Club.

Dave and Judy Geistkemper will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 27, 2019 with a family dinner.

Tom and Mona Schemmel, of Farley, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Breitbach’s Country Dining in Balltown. Joining them were: Leasha, Steve and Rose Wiebers, of Urbana; Klista, Peter, Gannon, Mylah, Karlyn, Lambert and Leland Mels, of Perry; Koren Schemmel, of Roswell, Ga.; Marla…

Robert and Miriam (Schaefer) Eick, of Dyersville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 20 by having lunch with the Rev. Mark Nemmers, the priest who married them. Family and friends will gather for dinner at Cheddar’s in Cedar Rapids after 4 p.m. Mass at St. Matthew.

Robert and Dorothy (Koch) Pitz of Epworth celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a Mass Aug. 11, 2019 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Epworth with their family.

Richard and Jean (Sauser) Mescher, of Dyersville, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 1 at the 8:30 Mass at the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier with their family.

Jim Kluesner and Donna (Krapfl) Kluesner were married July 21, 1959. To celebrate their 60th anniversary, their children hosted a family party at Pinicon Ridge at Central City. A party was held at Luxemburg City Park for the Kluesner family July 21 and a party for the Krapfl family July 20, …

Gene and Betty Kruse of Colesburg are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Bob and Pat Meinert, of Dyersville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in LaCrosse, Wis. June 14 at Freight House Restaurant with a family dinner. They also celebrated June 15 with a celebration party held and hosted by their children at the Four Sisters overlooking the Mississippi Ri…

Paul and Luella (Manders) Lueken will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 4 with a family dinner.

Bob and Rosie Platz, of Dyersville, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Jerry and Pat Mulert will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 14, 2019. They were married June 14, 1969 at Resurrection Church, in Asbury.

Art and Rosie Naber, of New Vienna are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary.

John and Rita Lansing, of Dyersville, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary June 13, 2019.

John and Ruthann Jaeger, of Manchester, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married June 6, 1959 in Earlville.

Rick and Mary Rauen, of Farley, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 13 at Timmerman’s in East Dubuque, Ill.

Allan and Rita (Bruggemann) Rettig were married 50 years ago April 26, 1969 at SS. Peter & Paul Church, Petersburg.

Alvin “Shorty” and Doris Hermsen, of Dyersville celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Jan. 12, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the K of C Hall in Dyersville with a family dinner.

John and Beth Ann (Mescher) Gallagher, are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary. They were married Jan. 7, 1984 at St. Francis Xavier Basilica.

Leo and Diane Jaeger, of Kenton, OH, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. with a surprise open house.

Ralph and Judy Weber, of Dyersville, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Bill and Mary Beth Hollenback, of Farley, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.

Jerry and Deborah Errthum, of Holy Cross, will observe their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, Oct. 21.

Gene and Lou Ann Roling, Dyersville, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Dick and Linda Koppes, of Cascade, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.

David (Jake) and Mary Jacobsmeyer, of New Vienna, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at a later date.

Paul and Stella Helle, of Dyersville, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house dinner reception at the Worthington Memorial Hall Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All family and friends are invited to attend.

Dave and Betty Demmer, of Farley, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 31.

Ron and Joyce Lansing, of Luxemburg, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 1 at Holy Trinity Church in Luxemburg with Rosary at 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. mass of Thanksgiving and blessing by Rev Noah Diehm. An open house will follow at Promise Land Winery (Great River Road…

John and Sue Lukasik, of rural Holy Cross, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Balltown Aug. 4. A party of family and friends then gathered at Breitbach’s Country Dining.

Walter and Judy Welling, of New Vienna, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 13.

Marty and Jean Mausser, of Cascade, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.