Tom and Pat Henke
Tom and Pat (Welp) Henke of Birdseye are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married on November 8, 1958 in Sacred Heart Church in Schnellville. Celebrant for the wedding mass was Monsignor Clarence Schlachter. The wedding party included Gene Henke, Ron Welp (deceased) Vernon Welp (deceased), Marilyn (Henke) Berg, Mary Lou (Hedinger) Henke (deceased) and Sharon (Schaefer) Seger. They have 8 children. Brenda (Jerry) Hopf, Tom Henke, Jr. (deceased), Dave (Karla) Henke, Barb (Wayne) Jacob, Paul Henke, Linda (Mark) Mundy, Sue (Jeff) Hagedorn and Beth (Eric) Tyler. 17 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild on the way.