Paul and Veneta DeKeyrel celebrate their 60th anniversary

Staff reports

Paul and Veneta DeKeyrel, of Illinois City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house. The Open House is scheduled for April 19; from 1-4 p.m.; at St. Patrick's Church near Andalusia. All friends and relatives are invited to attend - no gifts please, just come and share a memory.

Veneta Asay and Paul DeKeyrel, both of Illinois City, were married in Milan at St. Ambrose Church on Jan. 8, 1949. They are the parents of eight children, with 17 grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Children are Harvey and Janet DeKeyrel of Seaton, Janet and Jeff Bennett of Muscatine, Rene and Donna DeKeyrel of Illinois City, Roger and Priscilla DeKeyrel of Illinois City, Bruce and Debbie DeKeyrel of Illinois City, Melanie and Carl Geertz of New Boston, Hope and Jay Curry of Muscatine, and Amy and Tim Robinson of Illinois City.

Paul and Veneeta are members of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Andalusia.