Merle and Barbara Ehret have an anniversary

Merle and Barbara A. Ehret of Augusta will be celebrating 70 years of marriage on Sept. 10, 2018.
Merle was born in Gordon, Kans., but moved to Augusta and attended school.  He joined the U.S. Navy in 1945 when he was 16.     Merle and Barbara Chappell, also of Augusta, were united in marriage on Sept. 10, 1948 in Augusta.
The couple enjoy four children; George Duane Ehret, Deborah Ehret Knight, Marcie Ehret Louton, and Valerie Ehret Maleport; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Merle, who will be 90 on Oct. 20, 2018, is an artist and paints and Barbara enjoys sewing and collecting Barbies.
Please send cards to them at: 1218 Bobbie St., Augusta, KS  67010.