Joseph & Martha Fellner of Belleville, IL celebrated their 60th anniversary on Feb. 6, 2013 with a dinner with their immediate family at Rick & Cheris home.
Joseph and the former Martha Christ were married on Feb. 14, 1953 at Cathedral in Belleville, IL by Monsignor Harbaugh.
Joseph is a retired lead engineer at Monsanto and served in the U.S. Airforce. He is active with C.H.F. Society, Senior Citizens Club and a member of Cathedral Mens Choir.
Martha is a homemaker and is active with Catholic Holy Family Society and Senior Citizens Club.
They have 8 children: Carolyn (Bob) Dixon, Cathy (Dennis) Ellerbrock, David (Angie) Fellner, Lynn (Bill) Lehr, Danny Fellner, Rick (Cheri) Fellner, Steven Fellner & Jeff (Heidi) Fellner.
They have 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.