Shelbyville Daily Union

January 15, 2013

Elson to Celebrate 50th Anniversary


SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Joe and Bernie Elson of Windsor will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with loved ones.

Their children are extending an open invitation to family and friends to share in this joyous occasion. A reception will be held on January 27 from 2-4 p.m. at the Windsor Community Building.  

The couple was married January 26, 1963, at the First Christian Church, Windsor with Rev. Ken Munson officiating. They were attended by the late John Lovins and Kay Wirick Murray.  

Joe is the son of the late Lloyd and Thelma Elson.  Bernie is the daughter of the late Walter and Wanda Wade.

They have two children: David (Debby) Elson, Windsor; Beth (the late Chris) Barker, Shelbyville. They also have five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Joe and Bernie are lifetime farmers.