50 Years: Mr. and Mrs. Dennis and Rita Lovell

Ansley Volkman Photography

Dennis and Rita (Niehaus) Lovell of Dale will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on September 18. They were married September 18, 1971 at St Meinrad Catholic Church, St Meinrad with Fr Ambrose Frey, OSB officiating.

Attendants were Cindy (Niehaus) Verkamp, Brenda (Niehaus) Dawson, Jane (Niehaus) Hellmann, Pat (Lovell) Eckert, Ruthie (Gessner) Koenig, Carol (Cassidy) Griepenstroh, Ken Koenig, Daryl Lovell, David Niehaus, John Niehaus, Jon Kaetzel and Tom Nord.

The Lovells are the parents of four children, Amy (Duane) Lorey of Ferdinand; Steven (Karen) Lovell of Oswego, IL; Matthew (Kelly) Lovell and Wade (Kelli) Lovell both of Evansville. They have 13 grandchildren: Haley & Collin Lorey; Joshua, Brayden, Evelyn, Jenna, Alicia, EllaRae, Luke, Jude, Lucy, Caleb and Julia Lovell and baby #14 is due any day.

Dennis retired after 40 years at Spencer Industries, Dale, as a sales engineer.  Rita was a bookkeeper and recently retired from the Dubois County Airport.

The Lovells celebrated with immediate family on a weekend trip in July.

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