Lester and Dorothy Miller of Millstadt will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on March 31st, 2013, with their family. Lester and the former Dorothy Dinges, were married in Clayton, MO. Attendance were Wm. Seib and Betty Jenkins.
Lester is a retired Superintendant of Peabody Coal Plant, Freeburg. He is a member of Masonic Lodge 474 (55 years), Scottish Rite, Ainad Temple (51 years), Ainad Band (45 years), R.O.J. Court 86 (40 years), St. Louis Dahlia Society, growing and showing Dahlias, and winning many awards, Millstadt Sister City, being a charter member and he represented the Mayor of Millstadt in Gross Bieberau, Germany in 2000.
Dorothy is a homemaker and is a member of the Dahlia Society, Sister Cities, Easter Star, and Daughter of Nile. She arranged all the flowers for the Dahlia Shows.
Both are members of St. Paul UCC Church in Floraville.
They have 5 children: Joyce Ann (Charles) Ehr and Marsha Lee (Robert) Hoffmeister of Texas, Vicki Lynne (Bruce) Ellis and Douglas (Sherry) Miller of North Carolina and Carolyn Jenkins of Palos Heights, IL.
They have 9 grandsons: John Ehr, Mark (Jennifer) Ehr, Daniel (Kimberly) Ehr and Tyler Hoffmeister all of Texas; Grant Hoffmeister, of CO.; Austin and Taylor Ellis and Philip Miller of NC. and Charles Miller of TN.
They have 4 great-grandchildren: Amanda Ehr, Logan Ehr, Kingston and Greyson Ehr all of Texas.