Deres Celebrate 50th
They were married in Lawrenceburg, Ind., November 14, 1960. They have four children: Tina Smartt and Susan Trainor, both of Needmore; David Dere Jr., Crystal Spring, and Steve Dere, Warfordsburg. They also have eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
David retired from the U.S. Air Force with more than 21 years of service. He is retired from Commercial Shearing in Berkeley Springs and the U.S. Postal Service in Hagerstown.
Mildred is a housewife and loves to make quilts and travel. They belong to the Gold Prospectors Association and travel to different areas for gold. They have been in Okinawa, Philippines and Hong Kong.
The travelled to Minnesota for their anniversary to visit family.