February 19, 2014 

Shirley & Herman Gansert

Herman and Shirley Gansert of Belleville celebrated their 50th anniversary on Feb. 9­th, 2014 with family and friends at the Columbus Club in Millstadt, IL.

Herman and the former Shirley Garrett were married on Feb. 1­st 1964 in Edgemont, IL. Herman is a retired operator with Afton Chemical and is active with First Baptist Church in New Athens.

Shirley is a housewife and is active with the First Baptist Church in New Athens.

They have 5 children: Dawn Eads of Millstadt, IL; Herman Gansert Jr, deceased; Daphne(Brad)Thoele of Franklin, IL; Colleen Morgan, deceased; and Nicole(Chris)Ennis of Millstadt, IL.

They have 10 grandchildren; Fallon, Klayton, Amber, Amanda, Heather, Stephanie, Scottie, Rory Jr., Tyler and Emily.

They have 12 greatgrandchildren; Julio, Antonio, Mireya, Serena, Anthony, Austin, Andrew, Alex, Addy, Rory III, Zane and Alaina.

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