Lavern and Lucille Lang of Smithon, IL celebrated their 60th anniversary on Feb. 17th, 2013 with an open house at Smithton Senior Center with family and friends.
Lavern and the former Lucille Ries were married on Feb. 15, 1953 at Zoar United Church of Christ in New Hanover, IL by W.L. Biasch.
Lavern is a retired farmer and rural letter carrier and is active with The Grange, Modern Woodman of America, Smithton Turner Hall and Floraville United Church of Christ.
Lucille is a homemaker and is active with Home Extension, The Grange, Modern Woodman of America, Smithton Turner Hall and Floraville United Church of Christ.
They have 3 children: Leon (Joan) Lang, Lynette (Don) Schaeffer, and Lana (Jerry) Korte.
They have 5 grandchildren: Justin (Christina), Jolene (Johnnie), Brandon (Tina), Brian (Andie) and Beccka (Matt).
They have 10 great-grandchildren: Francesca, Anthony, Joseph, William, Olivia Rose, Bailey, Logan, Gage, Brynn and Felix.