Celebrating a milestone
Retired Douglas farmers Max and Lois Penny have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with friends at Horsham Sports and Community Club.
Minister Mervyn Fletcher married the Pennys on August 16, 1952 at Horsham Methodist Church. Max, 90, was born at Douglas and Lois, 86, in Horsham. The couple’s son Peter still farms the original holding at Douglas. They also have a daughter, Dianne.
Lois jokingly told The Weekly Advertiser that she ‘kept’ Max around because she ‘couldn’t get a better offer’. Max said his wife was ‘just about everything’ to him. “We work as a team,” he said.