Marlene and Gene Marten will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 29 with an open house at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 3775 Middle Road, Bettendorf. Friends are invited to attend from 2 to 5 p.m. No gifts, please.
Gene was employed by the U.S. Army in South Dakota, Virginia, Arizona and Illinois; retiring at the Rock Island Arsenal in 1989 after 36 years of service.
Marlene worked as a registered nurse in South Dakota, Virginia, Arizona and Iowa; retiring as Director of Nurses at Americana Nursing Center, Davenport in 1987.
Their children are: Lori Fedler (Mark), Iowa City; and Glen (Shirley), Davenport.
They have two grandsons.
Marlene and Gene were married July 25, 1957 at
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard, South Dakota.