News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 28, 2013

Anniversaries: Published April 28, 2013

The Tribune-Star

---- — Mr. and Mrs. Gene Stephens

Gene and Lois (Hasket) Stephens will celebrate their 59th wedding anniversary on a Norwegian cruise with children and spouses for 10 days to Alaska.

Mr. and Mrs. Everett Brown

Everett and Shirley Brown will observe their 65th wedding anniversary on May 1 and celebrate May 4 at home with family.

Cards are welcome and may be mailed to P.O. Box 192, Rosedale, IN 47874.

The Browns were married at the Rosedale Methodist Church, officiated by the Rev. Robert Shanklin and attended by Mary Lou Montgomery and Ralph Swaim Jr.

Their children are Suzanne Rukes of Rosedale, Connie Brown of Clinton, David Brown of Bloomingdale and the late Daniel Brown. They also have seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Schroer

Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Schroer of Naples, Fla., and formerly of Center Point, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 3, 2013.

Merrill Schroer and Mary Jane Wolf were married on May 3, 1963, at Beech United Methodist Church in Coal City with the Rev. Ivan Steed officiating.

They have two daughters, Beth Andrews and husband Kyle of Terre Haute, and Cara McGrath and husband Jim of Rogers, Ark.; grandchildren Tiernan McGrath, Lauren McGrath and Hope Andrews; and step-grandchildren Leah and Caleb Andrews.

The couple will celebrate with a family Caribbean cruise.

Friends and family can send wishes to the couple at 2810 Sailors Way, Naples, FL 34109.