Terry and Charlotte Walther of Belleville, IL celebrated their 50th anniversary on Dec. 28, 2014 with a family dinner at Bella Milano Restaurant in O’Fallon, IL, a trip to French Lick, IN, and a family reunion in Garfield, AZ.
Terry and the former Charlotte Sij were married on Dec. 27, 1964 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Collinsville, IL by Rev. Robert Kamprath.
Terry is a retired Vice-President from Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL and is active with Signal Hill Lutheran Church and the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
Charlotte is a retired Media Specialist/Teacher from Harmony Emge School Dist. #175. and is active with Signal Hill Lutheran Church, P.E.O. Chapter NM and the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
They have 3 children: Gary (Christy) Walther of Middlesex, NJ; Todd (Amy) Walther of Bristol, WI and Scott (Kristi) Walther of Belleville, IL.
They have 8 grandchildren: Emily and Caroline of Middlesex, NJ; Anna, Meg and Elise of Bristol, WI; and Austin, Madison and Cameron of Belleville, IL