Eckerts married 65 years

By on April 26, 2017

Donald and Vera (Mickler) Eckert, Lititz, recently celebrated 65 years of marriage.

They were wed April 18, 1952, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, in Jacksonville Beach, Fla.

Donald retired from RCA of Lancaster after 35 years of service. He served in the U.S. Navy and was an active member of the Brunnerville Fire Company.

Vera retired from Brethren Village Retirement Community, Lancaster.

They are the parents of Karen, wife of James Commins Jr., Lititz; Kathryn, wife of Eugene Wanenchak, East Earl; Bruce, husband of Michelle Watkins, Harrisburg; and Robert, husband of Tina Palmer, Lititz. They have 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

To mark the anniversary, the family celebrated in the social room of United Zion Retirement Community, Lititz.

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