Dennis and Caroline Hentges of Loose Creek celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 1, with a Mass, dinner and dance reception at Immaculate Conception Church. A cruise is planned at a later date.
Dennis Hentges and Caroline Haslag were married Aug. 1, 1970, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Westphalia. The Rev. A. J. Hilke officiated.
They were attended by Lillian Hentges, Mary Ann Schollmeyer, Cheryl Wilbers (deceased), Jane Donley, Ruth Wilbers, Mary Buschjost, Sue Carel, Don Hentges, Alan Hentges, Bill Hentges, Joe Schollmeyer, Allen Schollmeyer and Mark Schollmeyer.
Mr. and Mrs. Hentges have four children, Donna Schepers (Edwin), Charlotte Heckemeyer (Perry), Leslie Herndon (Michael) and Laura Stieferman (Bret).
They also have nine grandchildren, Tyler Schepers (Jessica), Lindsey Schepers, Hailey Schepers, Reese Heckemeyer, Ava Heckemeyer, Ruby Herndon, Mary Herndon, Madison Stieferman and Emma Stieferman.