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Eckharts celebrate 65th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Eckhart of Lehighton celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married June 23, 1956, at Jerusalem Lutheran Church in Trachsville by the late Rev. Wahrman and the late Rev. Booth.

Mrs. Eckhart is the former Gloria Green, daughter of the late Austin and Minnie Green of Little Gap. Her husband is the son of the late Alvin and Lauretta Eckhart of Bowmanstown.

The Eckharts have five children: Vicky, wife of Paul Kocher; Dino, husband of Mel Eckhart; Lori, wife of Barry Flyte; Holly, wife of Steve Klotz; and Nina, wife of Dennis Haldeman.

They have nine grandchildren: Tony Eckhart, Dawn Mriss, Brandi Flyte, Tara Derr, Trans Eckhart, Cameron Klotz, Camara Resh, Levi Haldeman and Lacey Magyar; and seven great-grandchildren, Damon Eckhart, Brynn and Brian Mriss, Parker and Phoenix Derr, Austin Eckhart and Riley Resh.

A picnic celebration with family and friends was held in their honor.

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Eckhart