Forkner -- 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Forkner, Nevada, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise to the Bahamas.
Robert Forkner and Vera Fentzahn were married, in Karlsruhe, Germany, in 1955, and moved to the Nevada area in 1956.
Robert Forkner retired after 30 years as a route salesman for Guy's Foods, Inc., and Vera retired after 20 years of service at Nelly Don, J.H. Collectibles and both now enjoy traveling and fishing.
Robert and Vera have four children, all of whom were present to join in the celebration. They are Marita Pippin and husband, Jim, Nevada; Debbie Carver and husband Ray, Rose Hill, Kan; Susan Sheperd, Andover, Kan.; Jackie Burke and husband Thomas, Miami Shores, Fla. The Forkners also have seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.