Fred Henke & Mary Jane Grothoff
September 1, 1952
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Henke, Taos, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary today with an open house at St. Francis Xavier School, Taos, hosted by their children. Fred Henke and Mary Jane Grothoff were married September 1, 1952, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Taos. Rev. Bernard Mers officiated. They were attended by Henrietta Grothoff Kroll, deceased; Alberta Henke Ratliff, deceased; Jim Forck, deceased; Wilfred Grothoff, Wardsville; and Mike Forck, deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Henke have 12 children: Dan (Diane) Henke, Patty (Tom) LeComte, Tom (Kathy) Henke, Greg (Laura) Henke, Keith (MaryJo) Henke, Joann (Howard) Pointer, Kevin Henke, Valerie (Wes) Lang; and Jim, Jane and MaryAnn Henke, all deceased. They also have 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.