Today is my parents 60th anniversary. To honor them, here is the newspaper announcement and video I made for them. Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad!
Wed on December 28, 1957, Gordon and Sheila Delzer will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this year. Gordon and Sheila first met in a barn, being introduce to each other by her father. A few weeks later, the couple of dates later, a few intervening incidences with another beau and they were engaged. Their marriage was officiated by Pastor Zarling in Harland, Wisconsin.
They are the parents of four children: Richard, Joyce (Brian), Pamela (Keith) and Andrew (Nancy). Their lives have been blessed with twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren who live in various locations coast-to-coast.
The majority of their years were spent living in Watertown and Waupun, Wisconsin. Gordon’s career as a semi driver lasted over 40 years. Sheila worked as a machinist and in direct sales. After raising their family, Sheila received her degree in Education from UW-Oshkosh and taught special needs children at the middle school in Ripon Wisconsin for many years.
In retirement, they have gone on the help many in the communities around them. They served as missionaries at various location for over ten years. Their involvement with Mission America Placement Services (MAPS) took them to California, Texas, Arizona, Florida, Kentucky, Michigan and their home state of Wisconsin.
The couple now reside in Sun City, Arizona enjoying the sunshine and snow-free life of retirement raising peaches, oranges and other citrus.