Markleton couple notes 50 years
Merle and Peggy Carolus on their wedding day. (Submitted photo / March 28, 2013)
Peggy is the daughter of the late Harry and Mollie (Tressler) Nicklow. Merle is the son of the late Merle and Ethel (Marker) Carolus.
They have lived at their current residence in Kingwood since newlyweds.
They are members of the Rockwood Alliance Church. Peggy is the church organist, member of the choir, Christmas and Easter cantatas and Women's Alliance.
Merle is the owner of Rockwood TV, Appliance and Hardware Store in Rockwood since 1966.
The couple has four daughters, Jodi Toennies of Stowe, Terri Mitchell of Friedens, Molly O'Brien of Rockwood and Sondra Laub of Lancaster. They have seven grandchildren.
Merle enjoys working his business, spending time with his family and gardening.
Peggy enjoys spending time with family, playing the piano and organ, reading and working in the yard and garden.