Derrs celebrate 75th anniversary

George and Janet (Kustaborder) Derr, of Mifflin, recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary.

They were married on May 15, 1938, at Sacred Heart Rectory in Lewistown by the Rev. Stief.

The special anniversary was celebrated with a family get-together.

The couple has three daughters: Donna Kauffman and husband, Marvin, of Mifflintown; Barbara Ehrenzeller and husband, Art, of Mifflintown; and Cheryl Miller and husband, George, of Mifflin.

They have 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and five step-great-great-grandchildren.

In earlier years, George worked at American Viscose, in Lewistown, until the 1972 flood, then at Manbeck Construction in Mifflin, until he retired. He enjoys woodworking, gardening and helping with family projects.

Janet worked at Zendt’s Store in Mifflin, and then at Juniata Garment in Mifflin, until she retired. She enjoys crocheting and family.

They are members of St. Jude Catholic Church in Mifflintown.