Bob and Shirley Sterner are celebrating their 69th wedding anniversary. Bob Sterner and Shirley Troon were married on July 28, 1951. They met at the Nunn-Bush shoe factory in Edgerton, where they both worked. Bob later worked at the GM plant in Janesville for 30 years and Shirley was a stay-at-home mom for their three daughters: Sharon Jones of Janesville, Jackie Splinter of Milton and Marilee Sterner of Milton.
The couple lives in Milton and has six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren (one of whom is deceased), and two great-great grandchildren.