Six decades of love…


     Meryle Robert and Shirley Coleen Bendele Wiemers celebrated their 60th Diamond Wedding Anniversary at Medina Valley Health and Rehabilitation in Castroville, on April 16.  A small gathering was held with their children, Michael Wiemers of New Braunfels, Elaine Wiemers Coyle of Rio Medina, Debbie Wiemers Creech of Round Rock, and Yvonne Wiemers Thomas of San Antonio. Meryle and Shirley enjoyed an enchilada lunch and a small two tiered wedding cake with a rhinestone 60 cake topper. 

     They were married April 16, 1961, at the United Methodist Church in Devine, with the Reverend Walter F. Froehner officiating.  Bridesmaids were Arlene Bendele, Helen Gray, Carolyn Tschirhart, and flower girl, Cindy Billebault.  Groomsmen included Elbert Wiemers, John Wentz, Benjamin Calk, Gerald Bendele, Curtis Wiemers, and ring bearer, Ethan Calk.