Barney and Doris (Nelson) Stapelmann celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary April 15, 2015. They were married April 15, 1950. They were longtime residents of Cottage Grove, where they raised their seven children. They have been Mount Horeb residents since 2005.
Their children are Debbie Briggs, Bonnie (Warren) Leverentz, Jim Stapelmann, Dennis (Gloria) Stapelmann, Shelley (Al) Day, Julie (Randy) Wright and Chris (Wade) Davies. They are the grandparents of 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.