Betty and Harry Burkard

WAPAKONETA — Mr. and Mrs. Harry Burkard are celebrating 60 years of marriage with a weekend with family.

Burkard and the former Betty Tangeman were married July 14, 1957, at St. Peter Catholic Church, New Bremen, by the Rev. Herbert Bauer.

They are the parents of six children, Brad (Jill) Burkard, of Wapakoneta, Brenda Halker, of Wapakoneta, Bruce (Sherri) Burkard, of Michigan, Beth (Eric) Knoch, of Loveland, Brian (Stacie) Burkard, of New Bremen, and Barbara Burkard, of Wapakoneta. They have 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Burkard retired from Nationwide Insurance after 42 years as an agent.

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