ELKHORN-Joy and Harold Smage are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary today at the Smage Farms' 37th annual Cornfest and Pond Party. All are welcome. Bring chairs, beverages and a dish to pass. Corn, meat and some beverages will be provided.
They were married Sept. 11, 1948, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Crystal Lake, Ill. They have farmed on Bray Road since March 1949, with Harold semi-retiring in the early '90s. Joy is retired from the Department of Economics at UW-Whitewater.
Their family includes Terry Johnson, Lake Mills; Robin Smage, Racine; Harold Smage Jr., Elkhorn; and Noel and Sharilyn Smage, Elkhorn. They also have 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.