50 years: Lawrence and Marilyn Thewes

Lawrence and Marilyn Thewes of Celestine will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a Mass of thanksgiving July 12 in St. Celestine Catholic Church in Celestine. A dinner for invited guests will be held at a later date.

Lawrence “Larry” Thewes and Marilyn Persohn were married July 11, 1964, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Schnellville. Their attendants were Dorothy (Persohn Nordhoff) Wilkins, Herbert Nordhoff, Jim Thewes, Janice (Thewes) Knies, Cletus Mehringer and Ruth (Stetter) Fenneman.

Mr. and Mrs. Thewes are the parents of Keith Thewes and wife Gail, Michelle Keller and husband Dean, Paul Thewes and wife Susie, Bev Seng and Duane Thewes and wife Courtney. They have 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Mr. Thewes retired from Carpenters Union Local 90, and Mrs. Thewes retired from Northeast Dubois School Corporation.

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