Robert and Nellie (Purcell) Trobaugh, of Bourbonnais, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on July 28 with a family gathering. The event was hosted by their children. They were married June 30, 1949, at Momence United Methodist Church.

The couple has three children: Robert E. (Charlotte) Trobaugh, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; Madonna Dionne Trobaugh, of Joliet; and Elizabeth Bartholomew, of Plainfield. The couple has five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Robert is retired after 47 years at A.O. Smith Corporation and six years with American Water Heater. Nellie is retired with 16 years at Momence Public Library.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Please be civil. Don't threaten others. Don't make obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist, sexist or otherwise demeaning statements. Be respectful of others even if you disagree with them.
Please be truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Please be proactive. Report abusive posts.
Please share updates or more information. We value your input and opinion.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Thank you!