They were married Aug. 13, 1955, at North Union E.U.B. Church during a candlelight ceremony officiated by Dr. H.C. Schlarb.
The couple are the parents of Jerry (Elizabeth) Butts, Greencastle, Debi (Dale) Sullivan, Terre Haute, and Susan (Bob) Treash, Brazil.
They also have six grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.
For more than 50 years, they have owned and operated Butts Enterprises, Brazil.