Bob and Sandy Detering of Mascoutah celebrated their 50th anniversary with their children and grandchildren with a weekend at Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City, Mo.
Robert Detering and the former Sandra Clark were married on Oct 16, 1965 at the Grace Methodist Church in Nashville.
Bob is a retired Elementary School Teacher from Collinsville Unit #10 in Collinsville, where he taught for 34 years. Sandy was a Program Analyst who retired from Civil Service at Scott AFB after working there for 42 1/2 years.
They have 2 children: Jeffrey (Karen) Detering and Kimberly Detering (George Haldaman). They are proud grandparents of six grandchildren ranging from age 11 through age 2: Matthew, Alexis, Abigail and Nathan Detering and Isabelle and Bradley Haldaman.
They currently keep busy with travel, grandchildren, fishing, and quilting. They belong to St. John’s United Church of Christ in Mascoutah.