Rutlands celebrate 60th anniversary
Wade and Betti Rutland today
Wade and Betti Rutland of Stockdale, Texas, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, in the Stockdale Church of Christ Fellowship Hall in Stockdale. The celebration was held on Betti’s 83rd birthday. Wade is 91.
Wade moved to Stockdale in 1938 and graduated from Stockdale High in 1939. Betti moved to Stockdale in 1949 to teach school. They were married Dec. 22, 1951, in San Marcos by Dean Speck, a brother to Wade’s uncle.
The couple have resided in Stockdale ever since.
Joining to celebrate their parents’ anniversary were Babs Rutland McGuffin and husband Clint of Stockdale, Rick Rutland and wife Pat, Becky Rutland Stewart and husband Jim, and Trudy Rutland Eismann and husband Lee of Oakton, Va.
The Rutlands have five grandchildren, Misty McGuffin Rangel and husband Nick of Albuquerque, N.M., and Rhea Rutland, Ryan Rutland, Kelsey Stewart, and Lacey Stewart, all of Stockdale.