Patrick “Pat” and Janet (Dallas) Boyle of Highland recently returned from an extended trip to London and Paris in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary.
Janet is the daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred Dallas of Granite City, and Pat’s parents are the late James and Ola Doyle of Highland.
The couple was married on Oct. 2, 1965 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Granite City by the late Father Gerald McGaughey. They have been residents of Highland since 1974. Pat retired as an electrician from U.S. Steel, formerly Granite City Steel, and Janet retired from St. Joseph’s Hospital as a medical transcriber.
They are the parents of four children: Maureen (Craig) Leimkuehler of St. Charles, Mo., Patrick (Marianne) Doyle of Edwardsville, Colleen (Charles) Doyle Parrott of Carbondale and Kevin Doyle of Hanoi, Vietnam. They have five grandchildren: Mollie Janet and Brody Michael Leimkuehler of St. Charles, Mo.,and Patrick James, Elizabeth and Megan Joann Doyle, all of Edwardsville.
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The couple is also planning a family dinner in the near future to celebrate.