50 Years: Gene and Kathleen Eckerle

Gene and Kathleen (Gogel) Eckerle are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Gene Eckerle and Kathleen Gogel were married June 26, 1971 at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Jasper. Father Ralph Endress officiated the ceremony.

Their attendants were Rebecca (Gogel) Frey, Ramona (Gogel) Buechler, Patti (Gogel) Hasenour, Becky (Salb) Eckerle, Judy (Gogel/Hoppenjans) Eckerle, Joan (Eckerle) Knies, Mike Eckerle, Ted Burger, Bill Wehr, Raymie Eckerle, Tom Gogel, and the late Robert Hasenour.

The Eckerles are the parents of Lori (Brian) Murphy of Jasper, Chad (Stacy Dixon) Eckerle of Aurora, CO, and the late Kurt Eckerle. They have three grandchildren.

Kathleen is a retired elementary school teacher and Gene is a retired electrician/facilities manager.

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