Shelbyville Daily Union

September 28, 2012

Kaufmans to Celebrate 50th Anniversary


SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Wilbert and Marilyn Kaufman of rural Sigel will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Wilbert Kaufman and Marilyn Reiss were married on Saturday, Sept. 29, at St. Claire’s Catholic Church in Altamont. The parents of the couple are the late Paul and Lavinna Kaufman and Louis and Mary Reiss.

They have three daughters: Diane (James) Anderson of Hayti, SD; Carol Ann ( Mark) Schank of Tolono, IL; and Donna of Tolono, IL. They have five grandchildren.

Mr. Kaufman is engaged in farming and Mrs. Kaufman is a retired teacher from Stewardson - Strasburg.

No celebration is planned, but a trip through the western states was taken earlier in honor of their anniversary.