Vernon and Irene Heine of Dupo celebrated their 65 anniversary on September 10, 2014 with family at Aunt Maggie’s Restaurant.
Vernon Heine and the former Irene Schilling were married on September 10, 1949 at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Waterloo, IL.
Vernon Heine is a retired foreman from Federal Pacific Electric Co. and is active with Knights of Columbus, Holy Family Catholic Church and Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Irene Heine is a retired cashier from K-Mart and is active with Holy Family Catholic Church and Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
They have 5 children: Linda Sargent, Dupo, IL, Kifar Yosemite, Halfway, OR, Sharon (Jerry) Canaley, Murphysboro, IL, Richard (Debra) Heine, Waterloo, IL, Carol (Brad) Cronin, Cahokia, IL.
They have 6 grandchildren: Melissa (Kenny) Schmidt, Mallory (Dan) Pyle, Kayla (Jose) Jarillo, Dan (Lindsey) Canaley, Ben Canaley and Kajel Heine.
They have 6 great-grandchildren: Austin Schmidt, Olivia Schmidt, Bryson Canaley, Ariah Canaley, Elliana Jarillo and Kelsie Pyle.