Albert and Carol Straatmann, Villa Ridge, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Mr. Straatmann and the former Miss Wildt were united in the sacrament of holy matrimony May 6, 1967, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, Washington.
The couple celebrated the milestone with their family at Millie’s Getaway, Lake of the Ozarks. A special blessing was given by Father Greg Oligschlaeger at Our Lady of the Snows, Climax Springs.
This union celebrated five children, Douglas and Ann Straatmann, Keith and Cheryl Straatmann, Jennifer and Mike Borgerding, Trisha and Tony Wieberg, and Steven and Kristin Straatmann. They also have been blessed with eight grandchildren, Joshua and Ryan Straatmann, Mya Borgerding, Vincent and Fredric Wieberg, and Kendyl, Coltyn and Caysen Straatmann.
The entire family extends their love and gratitude to the couple for their continuing guidance and loving support. Their marriage and 50-year anniversary is an inspiration to the whole family.