Walters mark 65th wedding anniversary

Helen and Roger Walter on their wedding day

Helen and Roger Walter today


Roger and Helen Walter of Leeper will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019.

Roger and the former Helen Beary Beichner were united in marriage on Oct. 16, 1954 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Fryburg by Msgr. Francis Theobald.

Mr. Walter is the son of the late Donald and Gertrude Walter of Leeper. He is retired from owning a residential and retail milk delivery business.

Mrs. Walter is the daughter of the late Fred and Helen Beary of Fryburg and was raised by the late William and Amanda Beichner of Fryburg.

She has enjoyed being a homemaker and takes much pride in caring for her entire family.

They are both members of St. Mary Catholic Church in Crown.

The couple has four children: Pamela Gilmore (Terry) of Helen Furnace, Douglas Walter (Lu) of Leeper, Dale Walter of Crown and Nancy Ochs (the late Nelson "Pink" Ochs) of Leeper.

The couple's grandchildren include: Amy Breniman (Gilmore) of Shippenville, Andy Gilmore of Helen Furnace, Misty Hartle (Walter) of Leeper, Roger Walter of Leeper, Brittany Parrett (Ochs) of Leeper and Mack Ochs of Raleigh, North Carolina. Their step-grandchildren include: Jerry Shaffer of Delaware, Christy Hawk of Rimersburg and Amy Jo Miller of Louisiana.

The couple also has 14 great-grandchildren and five step-great grandchildren that complete their family.

This milestone is being celebrated with a private dinner planned by their family.