Carmon and Gertrude Kaiaseer anniversary

Written by David Green.

Carmon and Gertrude Kaiser recently celebrated 70 years of marriage.

Carmon Kaiser and Gertrude Kelley were united in marriage Jan. 4, 1939, in Angola, Ind. anniver.kaiser.jpg

The couple has four children, Gerry (and Gale) Landon, Kay (and Kenneth) Donaldson, Linda (and James) Stanek and Sharon (and Gordon) Robertson. They also have 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

The Kaisers has lived at 1491 Territorial Rd. in Camden for more than 50 years. They previously lived near Montpelier, Fayette and Alvordton, Ohio, and Morenci, Mich.

An open house celebration is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, at Pioneer Community Center, located at 100 Elm St. in Pioneer. Carmon’s 90th birthday will also be celebrated. Family and friends are invited to attend. Attendees are asked to omit gifts, but bring a memory to include in the couple’s memory book.

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