Dr. William and Rosemary Stucker
Dr. William and Rosemary Stucker
Dr. William and Rosemary Stucker celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Thursday, June 7, 2012. The couple was married June 7, 1947, in the chapel at the World War II United States Naval Base in Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada. Dr. Stucker was a naval officer stationed at the base and Mrs. Stucker was a nursing student living in Argentia.

Dr. Stucker is a graduate of Central High School. He attended Hanover College, where he played basketball and was inducted into the Hanover College Hall of Fame. Following his discharge from active duty, he attended and graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Following his graduation, he established an active 32-year dental practice in Madison. He served in the Dental Corps of the U.S. Naval Reserves for 26 years and retired with the rank of Captain in 1983. He is a member of the Elk's Lodge and the Knights of Columbus. He was chairman of the Jefferson County Board of Health for many years. He formerly served as tennis coach at Shawe Memorial Junior/Senior High School.

Mrs. Stucker is a member of the Prince of Peace Ladies Organization and a volunteer with its funeral lunch program. She is a long-time docent with Historic Madison Inc. and a member of Tri Kappa. She enjoys playing bridge.

They are members of the Prince of Peace Parish.

The couple have three children, JoAnn Byer and her husband Marty of Richmond, Va., Lisa Todd of Louisville, Ky. and Robert Stucker and his wife Dot of Cincinnati, Ohio. They also have eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.