On October 18, 2012,
Jean and Bill Kurtz celebrated 60 years of marriage. They honored the occasion with a cruise to the Caribbean.
After returning from the cruise, they renewed their vows at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Carroll Doggett in Frederick, Md. Rev. Doggett (retired) married them on October 18, 1952, at Norrisville Methodist Church in Norrisville, Md. He was a pastor there from 1948 to 1953.
Those attending the ceremony were Melvene and Ronald Geesey, Mrs. Nan Doggett, and their granddaughter, Heather Kurtz. Melvene is Jean's twin sister and served as her maid of honor at the wedding in 1952.
Jean and Bill are the parents of two sons, Craig and wife, Michele of Fayetteville, N.C., and Keith and wife, Debbie of Renton, Wash. They also have four grandchildren, Stephanie, Matthew, Heather, and Nathan.
Published in the York Daily Record & York Dispatch on December 23, 2012