The Beats

Herman and Catherine Beat celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a special Mass at St. Gaspar’s Church, followed by a private lunch.

The couple was wed Sept. 5, 1959, at St. Michael’s Church in Marywood.

The former Catherine Bauman grew up in Willard. She and Herman lived and farmed in Marywood since 1959 and she kept the household and children organized.

Herman retired from Whirlpool after 46 years of services.

They are parents of four daughters, Deb Templin of Salt Lake City, Utah, Karen Booth of Bellevue, Ruth Hoffman of Fremont and Peggy Ruma of Bay Village. They are grandparents of six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.


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