Robert and Myrna Elgin

Robert and Myrna Elgin of Fairmount, IL celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on January 4th. The couple was married on January 4th, 1948 at Catlin Methodist Church by Rev. Clarence Hall.

An open house, hosted by their daughters, will take place at the Fairmount Fire Station on January 13th from 2-4pm.

Robert is a retired postmaster from Fairmount and Westville, IL. Myrna is a housewife.

The couple has four daughters, Gail Voorhees of St. Joseph, Jeannie (Jim) Riordan of Bloomington, Sandra (Mike) Cox of Bismarck, and Jody (Chuck) Baird of Farmer City. The couple also has seven grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

Categories (2):News, People


The Independent News embraces discussion of both community and world issues. We welcome you to contribute your ideas, opinions and comments, but we ask that you avoid personal attacks, vulgarity and hate speech. we reserve the right to remove any comment at its discretion, and we will block repeat offenders' accounts. To post comments, you must first be a registered user, and your username will appear with any comment you post. Happy posting.

Login or register to post comments