Louise and Walter Sommers celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Louise and Walter Sommers celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Thursday, March 30, with a quiet dinner at their Westminster Village apartment in Terre Haute.

“It was a cold, snowy day,” Walter says of the couple’s wedding day on March 30, 1947. “Louise’s father invited just about everybody he knew. And after the wedding, we were busy shaking hands for way over an hour. This much I remember.”

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Temple sets Passover seder for April 10

A new Haggadah and expanded activities mark United Hebrew Congregation Terre Haute Passover festivities, set for Monday, April 10, at Temple Israel.

This year, UHC has added a Maariv, or evening service, to begin at 5:45 p.m. in the sanctuary. The seder will follow immediately at 6:30 p.m. downstairs in the Vestry Room.

Student Rabbi Aaron Rozovsky will officiate. The holiday ends at sundown Tuesday, April 18.

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