Henry and Gerry Korte of Pierron celebrated their 50th anniversary on February 1, 2014 with mass at Immaculate Conception Church in Pierron, IL and dinner at Marx Brothers with family and friends.
Henry and the former Gerry Pacatte were married on Feb. 1, 1964 at Immaculate Conception Church with Father Wand officiating.
Henry is a retired meat cutter and is active with Henrys Repair Service & his grandchildren. Gerry is a retired supervisor with Basler Electric and is active with bible study, her grandchildren, and walking.
They have 3 children: Brian Korte of Highland, IL; Brenda (Steve) Korte, Pocahontas, IL and Sharla Detmer (Friend Eric Heman) of Germantown, IL.
They have 7 grandchildren: Heather (Brian) Drazon, Haylee Korte (Fiance Sam Munie), Tyler Korte, Garrett Korte, Adam Korte, Cali Detmer and Colby Detmer.
They are expecting there first great-grandson in June.