60 years: Joseph and Irene Eckerle

Joseph and Irene C. Eckerle of Jasper will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 25, with a Mass of thanksgiving at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jasper.

Joseph Eckerle and Irene C. Kluemper were married Aug. 25, 1953, in St. Joseph Catholic Church. The late Father John Vincius officiated. Their attendants were Donald Eckerle, Marie (Verkamp) Betz, David and Ronald Kluemper and the late Roman and Marcella Eckerle.

The Eckerles are the parents of three children, Patricia Goepfrich and husband Michael, Bonita Gessner and husband Allan and Charles L. Eckerle and wife Cheryl. They have two grandsons.

Mr. Eckerle was employed by Eckerle Construction and retired after 25 years with Greater Jasper Consolidated Schools. Mrs. Eckerle retired after 36 years with St. Joseph Parish.

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