Arthur and Barbara Philbrook celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Jan. 4, 2012. Barbara will celebrate her 85th birthday on June 17, and Arthur will be celebrating his 90th birthday on June 24.
The couple are longtime residents of Webster City. Arthur worked for Maudlin Construction Company for 40 years, and then was employed in the construction business for another 18 years working for C&M Sand & Gravel and then Becker Gravel, retiring at the age of 80. Barbara was a stay-at-home mom.
They have four children: Steven (deceased); Rebecca (Dennis) McCollough, of Luzerne; Mark (Laura) Philbrook, of Denver, Colo.; and Virginia (Eric) Eade, of LaCross, Wis. They have nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Barbara and Arthur Philbrook
An open house will be held in their honor on Saturday, June 23 at The Links Country Club from noon to 3 p.m. All friends and family are welcome. The couple requests no gifts.
Cards may be sent to them at: 1045 Elm St., Webster City, IA 50595.