Wesley (Gene) and Karen Lohr of Godfrey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.
Wesley married Karen Sileven on Feb. 20, 1965, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey. Their ceremony was officiated by Fr. Edward Groesch.
Wesley retired as Vice President/rock driller from C.M. Lohr Quarry.
Karen retired as lecturer of Slim Talk, Weight Watchers and crush operator at Lohr Quarry.
They have one son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Shelly Lohr of Godfrey; and one daughter and son-in-law, Renee and Bob Brown of Hartford.
They have five grandchildren.
A reception will be held on Feb. 21, 2015, from 1 until 4 p.m. at Godfrey Town Hall. The event will be hosted by family.