Helmut and Diane Berenz of Tilton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner that was hosted by their sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren. They were also treated to a stay in Bavaria. The couple enjoyed a visit to Helmut’s former home in Flachstoeckheim, Germany. The trip also included a visit to France and Austria.
Helmut Berenz and Diane Kelley were married July 21, 1962, at the former St. Patrick Catholic Church in Danville by Father Leo Bates.
Helmut is retired from Teepak and Diane is a retired stenographer/teller.
The couple has three children, Josef (Kelly) of Tilton, Mark (Susan) of Catlin and Timothy (Barbara) of Maineville, Ohio.
They also have eight grandchildren, Blake, Jessica, Anna, Spencer, Kyra, Brett, Brittani and Ryan.