50 Years: Gilbert and Sylvia Fleck

Gilbert and Sylvia (Hopf) Fleck of Ferdinand are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married May 15, 1971 at St. Mary’s Church in Ireland. Father Joe Kane officiated the ceremony.

Attendants were Pat (Kluemper) Reckelhoff, Betty (Hopf) Edwards, Marilyn (Knies) Hagedorn, Carol (Fleck) Gessner, Marilyn (Hopf) Buriss, Kenny Fleck, John Hagedorn, Dave Schroeder, Gary Hopf, and Tom Fleck.

The Fleck’s are the proud parents of Brad (Sara Veit) Fleck of Huntingburg, Bruce (Audrey) Fleck of Ferdinand, and the late Ryan Fleck. They have 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

Gilbert is a retired employee of Best Home Furnishings and Sylvia is a retired employee of Leed Selling Tools.

The Flecks plan to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a 5 p.m. mass at Christ the King Parish in Ferdinand on May 15 followed by a small private celebration given by their children.

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