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Appels Celebrate 60 Years

By Staff | Aug 30, 2011

Gwenna and Hans Appel

Hans and Gwenna Appel of Curlew recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at the Big Cedar Lodge in Branson, MO. They were joined by their children and their spouses, Colleen and Tim McVeigh, Gayle and Rick Doll, Mark and Kathy Burkholder Appel, Bruce and Joelle Appel, and Lori and David Flores, and grandchildren, Molly Henry, Gretchen and Toby Schaefer, Forrest Henry and Bethany Kahlenbrink, Jake and Kemi Doll, Caleb Doll, Jesse Doll, Madeline Appel, Sofie Appel, Jonathon Flores, and great grandson, Carson Schaefer.

The Appels were married June 7, 1951 at the Curlew Church of the Brethren.