Lanark Couple to Celebrate 70th Wedding Anniversary
Lowell (Bud) Dietz and Arlene VonHolten were married on September 6, 1942 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rock Falls, IL. They will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on September 9th at the Maxon River Boat with family.
They are the parents of twelve children: Carol Dietz, Nancy Guenzler, Connie (Bob) Zuck and Don (Vonnie) Dietz of Lanark; Jane (Mike) Mullins of Rockford; Larry (Julie) Dietz and Anita (Bill) Pinnow of Freeport; Bill (Deb) Dietz of Lena; Ed (Patricia) Dietz of Greenleaf, WI; Bob (Nancy) Dietz of Ava, MO; and Linda (Monte) Ballard of Stillman Valley.
They have 33 grandchildren, two of whom are deceased. 47 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild.
Anyone wishing to send a card may do so at 14633 Timber Road, Lanark, IL 61046.
Mailands Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Earle Mailand celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on September 8, 2012, with a family dinner at their home in Byron.
The Mailands are former residents of both Thomson and Milledgeville. Ella Watson of Joliet and Earle Mailand of Leaf River, were married on September 8, 1962 at the First Baptist Church of Joliet.
The couple has three children; Libby (Randy) Wilson of St. Peters, MO, Leah (Doug) Fletcher of El Paso, IL, and Lindy (Dave) Meyer of Marseilles, IL, and four grandchildren; Alicia and Abby Wilson, and Jeff and Emily Fletcher.