Harold and Betty (Marchand) Wente of Emmetsburg were married on May 20, 1961, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. The couple has lived in Emmetsburg since 1969; Harold retired in 1996 from Dean of the Emmetsburg campus of Iowa Lakes Community College and Betty was an R.N. at Palo Alto County Hospital.
They will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary this summer with their family. The couple has three children: Susan (Chris) Wente-Hardy of Nashville, TN, Dennis (Amy) Wente of Bermuda Dunes, CA, and David Wente of Chicago, IL. They have four grandchildren: Allison Hardy, Jared Wente, Lindsay Hardy, and Andrew Wente.
Cards may be sent to: Harold and Betty Wente, 2701 1st Street, Emmetsburg, IA 50536.
Betty and Harold Wente