Doeppkes married 40 years
Steve and Janita Doeppke of Elkader will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary July 21, 2013. They were married at Peace Church in Elkader on July 21, 1973. They are the parents of William (Kari) of Valdasta, GA, Grant (Brooke Pritchard) Doeppke of West Union, and Shane Doeppke of St. Louis, MO. Their grandchildren are Austin, Hunter and Kale Doeppke of Valdasta, GA and Connor Doeppke of West Union. Steve and Janita are celebrating their anniversary by taking a vacation to Georgia and Nashville, TN to spend time with their family.