Willard and Eloise Orvella will mark their sixtieth wedding anniversary in February. Willard Orvella and Eloise Blegen were married at Glenwood Lutheran Church Feb. 8, 1953.
The couple has four children: Mary (John) Sersland of Fort Dodge; Kathy (Rick) Gloede of Sumner; Larry (Jane) Orvella of Decorah; and Jim Orvella of Decorah. They also have eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The couple are celebrating this special event with their family. If you would like to wish them well, cards can be sent to: Willard and Eloise Orvella, 1300 Blue Grass Drive, Decorah, IA 52101.