January 8, 2019



EDWARD AND GENEVIEVE CLARK celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on Oct. 28, 2018. The Werys have been members of the Wilson Church for 61 years.  


The Wery family includes their children, Debi and Steve Besson of Escanda, Mich.; Steve and Debbie Wery of Carney, Mich.; Ronald and Teri Wery of Carney, Mich.; and Gary and Maggie Wery of Gladstone, Mich.; also, eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.


WAYNE AND GENEVIEVE CLARK celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 4, 2018. They have been members of the Oxford (Wis.) church for 19 years.  


Wayne Clark and Genevieve Smalley were married July 4, 1958 in Berrien Springs, Mich., by V.E. Garber. Wayne was a treasurer at GNYC, SNEC, NADEI from 1980–1998. Genevieve was an SNEC (1974–1979) secretary, NADEI, retiring in 1998.  


The Clark family includes Karren and Clay Blair of Montello, Wis.; Kelly and Brad McClave of Southern California; and 2 grandchildren.

F. NORMAN POTTLE and BEVERLY CAMPBELL celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 15, 2018. They were married in 1958 in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., by Robert Kachenmeister.  


They reside in Berrien Springs, Mich., and have two children, Ted and Kim; and three grandchildren, Stephanie, Stephen, and Ashley DeWitt.






BERNARD AND ALVERDA MESSER  celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on March 19, 2018, at their home, with family and friends in Waterford, Mich. They have been member of the Waterford Riverside (Mich.) church for 54 years. 


Bernand and Alverda Ericks Messer were married in 1953