Don and Elaine Butler of Godfrey celebrated their 65th anniversary November 23, 2020.

Don Butler and the former Elaine Gerard were married November 23, 1955, at First Methodist Church of Alton, with Rev. Clyde H. Todd officiating.

Don is retired from the U.S. Air Force and Illinois Department of Transportation.

Elaine is retired from the University of Illinois Extension Service in Edwardsville.

Their children are Michael Butler and his wife, Patricia, of Godfrey; and Carolyn Robertson of Godfrey. The Butlers have one grandchild, Elizabeth Elaine Butler.

A celebration trip to Branson has been postponed because of COVID-19 restrictions.

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