Jack and Betty Waeltz celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family cruise to the island of Bermuda and a weekend stay in New York City.
Jack and the former Betty Hartman were married July 3, 1963, in St. Louis, MO.
Jack served in the Navy for 5½ years and retired from Delta Airlines in 1997. Betty is a homemaker and enjoys volunteering. They divide their time between their Belleville home and Bradenton, FL.
They have three children: Chuck (Stacey) Waeltz of Belleville, IL, Missy (Myron) Wombacher of Mascoutah, IL, and Paul (Marlene) Waeltz of Landenberg PA.
They have seven grandchildren: Mitchell and Sydney Waeltz, McKenzie and Ryanne Sirtak, Aiden and Jude Waeltz and Joel Johnson.