Douglas and Marlene Peters of Belleville celebrated their 50th anniversary on July 11, 2014 with a family vacation at Appalachian Villa at Lake Petit in Big Canoe, GA.
Doug Peters and the former Marlene Wuebbels were married on July 11, 1964 at Union United Methodist Church in Belleville, IL by Rev. Eugene Lecknone.
Douglas is retired as American General Financial Manager after 35 years and presently is a school bus driver in Mascoutah. He is active with Lions Club, American Legion and St. Matthew United Methodist Church.
Marlene is a retired realtor after 35 years in the Belleville area. She is active with St. Matthew United Methodist Church & YMCA.
They have 2 children: Michael (Eileen) Peters, of Park Ridge, IL; and Jeffrey (Kristin) Peters of Kirkwood, MO.
They have 4 grandchildren: Brendan, Claire, Ashley & Evan Peters.