60 years: Silvanus and Darlene Egler

Silvanus and Darlene “Dunny” Egler celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends with a dinner-dance in Payson, Arizona, at Mazatzal Casino.

They were married Oct. 26, 1957, in Manchester, Michigan. Both were employed by S.S. Kresge Co. in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Mr. Egler is a native of Eddyville.

They had four children, eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

In August 1968, Egler and his family were transferred to Phoenix to open the first Kmart in the state of Arizona. After 39 years, Mr. and Mrs. Egler retired in January 1988 and moved to Payson.

They are active members in the Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, St. Vincent De Paul Food Bank and Payson Elks.

Their motto is “spending time with family, friends and have fun.”

Their children presented them a family trip to Hawaii.

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