Submitted by Melva Taylor
9 Jun 2009
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
October 6, 1969 - Monday, pg 12
MR. & MRS F. VERNON VAN DE MARK
Prophetstown: - Mr. and Mrs. F. Vernon Van De Mark will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Oct. 12, at the St. Catherine's Parish Hall, Prophetstown, from 2 to 4 p.m. Hosts will be their two sons and daughters-in-law.
All friends and relatives are invided to call.
Maurine Maxfield and Vernon Van De Mark were married Oct. 14, 1919, at Tampico by the late Rev. L. X. DuFour. Mr. and Mrs. Leland Lee, Rock Falls, were their attendants. They are the parents of two sons, Paul L. Van De Mark of Des Plaines and Allan M. Van De Mark of Prophetstown; three grandchildren, Douglas, Carol and Becky Van De Mark, Des Plaines.
Mr. and Mrs. Van De Mark live in the Brookhaven subdivision east of Prophetstown. The honorees request that gifts be omitted.