Bill and Joan Erps celebrate 60 years of marriage


Bill and Joan Erps of Eldridge hosted their immediate family with a buffet dinner in honor of their 60th wedding anniversary. The event was also a shower for the upcoming marriage of their granddaughter, Molly Zogg, to Cody Adair.

The couple was married on July 25, 1959, at the First Christian Church in Davenport. They are both retired teachers from the North Scott School District. They enjoy fishing, golfing, flower gardening, and spending time with family and friends. Their children are Sheila (Rusty) Gillespie of Kennesaw, Ga., Rhonda Erps of North Aurora, Ill., and Brenda (Brad) Zogg of Blue Grass; They have three grandchildren: Brett Gillespie, and Molly and William Zogg. A granddaughter, Kathryn Gillespie, is deceased.