The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 6, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore J. Vacketta


— Theodore J. and Linda Vacketta of Danville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren.

Theodore J. Vacketta and Linda Kern were married March 27, 1954, in Ridge Farm, with the groom’s grandmother, the Rev. Clara Vacketta, officiating.

Theodore was president of Ore W. Vacketta and Sons, Construction until his retirement. Linda is also retired.

The couple has five children, Cydra (Olav) Christensen, Theodore (Betsy) Vacketta Jr., and Gregor Vacketta, all of Danville, Carla (Rich) Henry of Urbana and deceased infant Mark W. Vacketta. They have five granddaughters, the Rev. Jessica Vacketta of Fort Worth, Texas, Leslie (Greg) Schebler of Livermore, Calif., Tove Christensen of Danville, and Catherine and Sara Henry of Urbana. They have two step-grandchildren, Julie Phillips of Farmer City and Neil Christensen of Danville, and two step-great-grandsons, Erik and Adam Phillips of Farmer City.