Congratulations! Betty and gunter koch celebrated their iron wedding anniversary

Betty and gunter koch from volkach celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Their four sons joachim, thomas, matthias and michael and their families, including three grandchildren, congratulated them on their iron wedding anniversary. Mayor peter kornell congratulated the trained tailor and the master watchmaker, who had married in 1954 in the town parish church of volkach.

Betty koch came on 4. August 1930 in volkach to the world. She was the older of two daughters of anna and fritz lottholz. After graduating from elementary school, she completed a year of home economics at the st. Maria in volkach. She learned the profession of dressmaker, which she pursued as a self-employed person after completing her apprenticeship. Beside family and household she worked regularly in the watch, jewelry and photo business of her husband in the old town of volkach.

Her husband arrived on 9. January 1930 born in the small town of alsleben in saxony-anhalt as the younger of two children of the married couple margarete and kurt koch. His father was a merchant. In belzig he attended elementary school. After graduating from school, he completed a watchmaker’s apprenticeship. During the second world war he was deployed at the front. After the war he came from berlin to volkach in 1949. At the mainschleife he got a job as a watchmaker. 1958 he went into business for himself and opened a watchmaker’s shop in hauptstrabe. Koch is a bearer of the golden pin of honor of the watchmaking trade. Like her husband, betty koch also likes to work in the garden. With her close friends, she has turned her profession into a hobby.

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