Becky (Voegele) and Tom Baumer, Oldenburg, recently marked their golden anniversary with family and friends. They were married Sept. 28, 1963, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, and resided in Batesville until 1992 before moving to Oldenburg.
The celebration started on their anniversary with a meal at the Sherman House with their brothers and sisters and spouses, along with their four children and spouses: Kim and Mike Manlick, Carmel; and Connie and Kyle Chaffee, Mike and Kris (Amberger) Baumer and Dan and Marcy (Dickman) Baumer, Batesville.
The happy couple was then driven away by a hot rod 1956 Chevrolet, which is the vehicle Tom owned when the couple exchanged vows 50 years ago. The celebration then continued at the Dan and Marcy Baumer residence with their nine grandchildren and more family and friends.
Becky continues to work part time at Margaret Mary Health, where she has been employed for 35 years. Tom is retired from Hill-Rom Co.