Goshen News, Goshen, IN

November 10, 2013

Christophel 60th


Goshen News

---- — Paul and Flora (Lechlitner) Christophel, Elkhart, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.

They were married Nov. 7, 1953, at Olive Mennonite Church by Elno Steiner.

The Christophels have taken four bus trips this year in celebration of their anniversary. They also plan to celebrate at a family meal after church services with their children and grandchildren in attendance.

Their children include Steve (Barb) Christophel and Tom (Judy) Christophel, both of Elkhart, and Randy (Lori) Carpenter, Goshen. They have eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He retired from Elkhart Products Corporation.

She retired from the cafeteria of Concord West Side School and as a self-employed tax preparer.