Jerry and Marilyn Troendle to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary with open house

Marilyn and Jerry Troendle, then and now

Jerry and Marilyn Troendle of Waukon are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Jerry Troendle and Marilyn Meehan were married August 3, 1963 at St. Joseph’s Paint Rock Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry.

They will be celebrating their anniversary with an open house hosted by their family Sunday, August 13 at the Waukon Banquet Center from 2-4 p.m. There will be live music by the Toe Tappers and everyone is invited to celebrate the occasion with them.

The couple requests no gifts or cards. Prior to the open house, they will be celebrating with their family, including attending Mass and enjoying a family meal.

Their marriage has been blessed with five children: Jeff (Lisa) Troendle of Cedar Falls, Kerry (Tammy) Troendle of Waukon, Lori (Steve) Willemssen of Waverly, Jeremy (Lana) Troendle of Waukon, and Marcy Troendle of Mason City. They also have 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.