Barnickels observe 75th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Barnickel

WEST BROOKLYN – Mr. and Mrs. Earl Barnickel of West Brooklyn celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on Aug. 30. Barnickel, of Compton, and Marion Meisel, of Arlington, were united in marriage on Aug. 30, 1947.

They have faithfully farmed together in Lee and Bureau counties. The Meisel-Barnickel farm in Bureau County was recently designated as a Sesquicentennial Family Farm.

Celebrate their incredible milestone with their children, Linda, Earl, Gale, Mary and Bette, by sending anniversary wishes to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Barnickel, 358 State Route 251, West Brooklyn, IL 61378.