Daniel and Wanda Oberst recently celebrated their 50th anniversary surrounded by their family, including son Lawrence and wife Karen, daughter Dealia and husband Adam and grandchildren Disraeli, Adalae, Baeli, Caeleb, George and Ashley.
Daniel and the former Wanda Rebber were married Oct. 28, 1972, at Zion Lutheran Church in Seymour.
Wanda is the daughter of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth Rebber of Seymour. She worked for Amoco Corp., a division of Standard Oil, prior to raising the couple’s two children full time.
Daniel is the son of the late Keith and Wava Oberst of Fremont. He graduated from Tri-State University in Angola and received his master’s degree at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. He served in the U.S. Army as a surveyor with the 11th Armored Calvary Regiment in Vietnam from 1966 to 1970 as well as in Germany.
He formerly worked for Indiana State Highway and Michigan Oakland County Road Commission. He retired from civilian federal service at Warren Tank Automotive Command as a master planner and is still active as a land surveyor. He is a member of the Masonic Lodge and American Legion.
The Obersts retired to the family heritage farm in Fremont. They are the fourth generation. They enjoyed previously living in Hayden and Seymour in Indiana and Rochester Hills in Michigan.
They enjoy retired life looking after their cattle, sheep and small herd of barn cats. Also, daily visits from their twin 7-year-old grandchildren, who are part of the sixth generation for the family farm.