The Daily Item
MIDDLEBURG —Mr. and Mrs. Richard Weller, of Middleburg, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently with a party at the family picnic grove. The event for approximately 90 people was hosted by their children and grandchildren.
They were married Sept. 14, 1963, at Botschaft’s (Grubb’s) Lutheran Church in Mount Pleasant Mills.
Mrs. Weller, the former Betty Brubaker, is the daughter of the late Thaddeus and Helen Brubaker.
Her husband is the son of the late Lester and Helen Weller.
They are the parents of two children, Steven and wife Kathy Weller and Karen and husband Ted Varner. There are also three grandchildren, Coy Weller and his finance’ Whitney Gearhart, Emily Weller, and Corinda and husband Andrew Snook, all of Middleburg.
Richard and Betty have been dairy farmers throughout their entire marriage, just selling their dairy herd after milking dairy cows together for 50 years. They will continue farming with their family, raising replacement animals, steers and crop farming.