Chris and Mary Ila Esser will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 28, 2017.
Chris and Mary Ila (Bernhardt) were joined in marriage at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Cassville, on Oct. 28, 1967. The couple raised their family of four daughters on the family’s farm in Cassville. Chris, a retired farmer and Wisconsin Power and Light Coal Plant operator and Mary Ila, a retired registered nurse from Grant Community Regional Clinic, now reside in the Village of Cassville.
The couple will celebrate with a special mass and family dinner on Oct. 29 with their family: daughters, Ann Morley (Harvey), Patti Wood (Mark Johll), Lisa Somerville (Jeff), and Beth Esser (Derek Peterson) and grandchildren Joshua and Jacob Wood, Brandon and Weston Morley, Jorah Somerville, Miles Peterson, and Ila Esser.
Anniversary wishes can be sent to PO Box 357, Cassville Wis. 53806.