Roberts - 65th Anniversary

Friday, October 4, 2019
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Donald and Margaret “Peggy” (Van Vactor) Roberts of Terre Haute will soon celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary.

The couple met at a men’s high school softball game and have been together ever since, marrying on Oct. 10, 1954 at the Christian Church in Roachdale.

They spent the first 50 years of marriage on the family farm in Russellville before retiring to Terre Haute.

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They are the proud parents of Deanna (Bob) Turner of Bloomington, Donna (Herb) Gauer of Terre Haute and Karen (Brett) Stoker of Tipton.

The couple also has seven grandchildren, Rachel (Ben) Steckler, Rebekah (David) Marshall, Daniel Turner, Emily (Steven) Templeton, Andrew (Emily) Gauer, Riley Stoker and Luke Stoker. They also have 11 great-grandchildren, Parker, Sawyer, Cooper and Maggie Steckler; Madeline Marshall; Harper, Macy and Mack Templeton; and Kasen, Kollins and Rowan Gauer.

The couple will celebrate with a family dinner.

Congratulatory cards may be snet to Don and Peg and 5839 N. Basswood St., Terre Haute, IN 47805.