17 October 2012
Wedding Wednesday - An Anniversary!
Gunckle's Observe 75th Anniversary
Versailles -- Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gunkle, 215 S. Olive Street, Versailles, will quietly celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary Sept. 10, with a family dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. Gunckle are now residing at the Brethren Home, 750 Chestnut St., Greenville.
The couple were united in marriage Sept. 10, 1913 by the Rev. Clarence McDaniel. Mrs. Gunckle is the former Helen Moore.
They are the parents of one daughter, Mrs. Gerald Kerns of Versailles. The couple have three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Gunckle have been active in community affairs and served in many different offices of the United Church of Christ of which they are members. Mr. Gunckle was editor of the Versailles Policy for 50 years.
Leo John Gunckle born 14 MAY 1891 in Darke County, Ohio, died 28 SEP 1991 Darke County, Ohio married 10 SEP 1913 Darke County, Ohio to Helen G. Moore, daughter of William Moore and Margaret Fulkerth. Helen born 6 JUL 1895 Darke County, Ohio died 2 MAY 1995 Darke County, Ohio. They were the parents of one daughter.
The couple are buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Versailles, Wayne Township, Darke County, Ohio
**Source: Garst Museum & Research Library, Surname files, Darke County, Ohio