Sponsored Content:St. Anthony VillageSt. AnthonyVillage residentscelebrate 70 vearsof marriage byrenewing vOWSSt. Anthony Village hosted a renewal of wedding vows at Mass for Bart and Lorraine Letica who have beenmarried for 70 years.he bride wore pink. A pink hat, that is and married April 24, 1948. The couple hadAlong with her cream color cardigan vechildren; one son, Mike Letica, and fourand pastel pants, she was the vision of daughters Barbara (deceased), Rita, Susan and day. They're an inspiration to every resident here, that frequently holds multigenerational programsthrilled to be a part of the Leticas celebration. people engaged and take care of them.They wanted their vow renewal on the exactAnthony Village even has a child care uniting. The groom arrived in a dark Lucyand its important to celebrate their lives."he sadthat pair the children with Assisted Liresidents.blue sports jacket, dress pants and crisp Nuehirt.Bart lives in the St. Anthony Village Assisted Wecelebrate peoples lives every day, since eachLiving facility, and Lorraine resides in thea gift. Everyone has a story and the moreThis is a very cheerful environment. WhenWhile their outits were different than those Skilled Nursing Memory Care unit, as she has learn about them, the more there is to celebrate."my day s done, I know I've accomplishedat their wedding 70 years earlier, the love and Alzheimers Disease. Every morning. Bart dresses Jill Barr, sales counselor, added: "We conduct something in helping make the residents livescommitment between Bartul "Bart"),95,and p and picks up the love of his life and spends his an assessment to determine the level of care joyful" said Barr.Lorraine, 89, Letica remain the same, and they day wheeling her around St. Anthony Village. individuals require and provide them with thereaffirmed it by renewing their vows on theiranniversary, April 24.tS.Anthony Village is acaring support they need for their best quality ofBart said Lorraine is "still as beautiful as theday I married her," and his advice or a longFranciscan Community,sponsored by the FranciscanSisters of Chicago, andhas been a part of CrownPoint for 80 years. Formore information, call219-661-5150 or visitfranciscanministries.orst-anthony-village.Barr said there are 60 apartments in theThe nuptials took place at S. Anthony Village, marriage: Try not togo to bed angry and love203 Franciscan Drive, Crown Point, where the each other. Bart said he often says a prayer. I Assisted Living unit: one bedrooms and largecouple lives. After a mass in the chapel lined with ask God to bless Lorraine and to help us on the studios, which she said are some of the largest ofbeautiful stained glass windows, Father Mike journey we call liSlattery and Deacon Brian Nosbusch asked Bart After the vows were renewed, guests gathered She added that the Memory Care sections inand Lorraine if they again take each other aslawfully wedded spouses Surrounded by family, a head table for the happy couple and a two-friends St. Anthony residents and staff andcommunity members, they both said "I do" and a tribute to his parents. "Seventy years; not toofestive reception folkowedtheir kind in the areain the dining room for a reception, complete withtiered white wedding cake. Son Mike Letica paidmany people make it that long My dad's missionthe Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Unitsare not "locked in," but security and safety arepracticed. "Our goal is to keep the memory unitin life is to take care of my mom, and hes done aHow does something so special cometogether? Lori Chalmers, St. Anthony Village beautiful job."director of sales and marketing, credits the staff.Our corporate motto is 'Living loyfully, andour team dedicates their time to our residentsto make this happen, she said. "In addition, the Dawn Woods, life enrichment coordinator,adage that takes a village to raise a chilkd isprepared the reception. Jackson is an eventapplicable for seniors, We say, 'it takes a village planner with 18 years' experience, but this wasto make a wish come true, and that has been Mr. the firs time she organized a vow renewal.Letica's focus for quite some tinChalmers credits the staff for the successthe eventEdith Jackson, life enrichment director, andJackson made a wrist corsage for Lorraine. "Itmakes us feel wonderful to do this" said WoodsBart Letica grew up in the East ChicagoHarbor, where Lorraine was born and reared. y humblingAfter Bart served in World War II, he attendedschool and worked in his brothers shoe repair Solcrak, former owner of Cake Pan Alley inshop. One day, Bart was left alone to mind the Laning,, made the two-tier wedding cakestore. In walked Lorraine with an armful ofshoes, and the rest was history. They fell e Care and Mission Integration, said he wasAdministrator Barb Magerels sister, VickyDeacon Brian Nosbusch, director of Pastoral

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Sponsored Content:St. Anthony Village St. Anthony Village residents celebrate 70 vears of marriage by renewing vOWS St. Anthony Village hosted a renewal of wedding vows at Mass for Bart and Lorraine Letica who have been married for 70 years. he bride wore pink. A pink hat, that is and married April 24, 1948. The couple had Along with her cream color cardigan vechildren; one son, Mike Letica, and four and pastel pants, she was the vision of daughters Barbara (deceased), Rita, Susan and day. They're an inspiration to every resident here, that frequently holds multigenerational programs thrilled to be a part of the Leticas celebration. people engaged and take care of them. They wanted their vow renewal on the exact Anthony Village even has a child care unit ing. The groom arrived in a dark Lucy and its important to celebrate their lives."he sad that pair the children with Assisted Li residents. blue sports jacket, dress pants and crisp Nue hirt. Bart lives in the St. Anthony Village Assisted Wecelebrate peoples lives every day, since each Living facility, and Lorraine resides in the a gift. Everyone has a story and the more This is a very cheerful environment. When While their outits were different than those Skilled Nursing Memory Care unit, as she has learn about them, the more there is to celebrate."my day s done, I know I've accomplished at their wedding 70 years earlier, the love and Alzheimers Disease. Every morning. Bart dresses Jill Barr, sales counselor, added: "We conduct something in helping make the residents lives commitment between Bartul "Bart"),95,and p and picks up the love of his life and spends his an assessment to determine the level of care joyful" said Barr. Lorraine, 89, Letica remain the same, and they day wheeling her around St. Anthony Village. individuals require and provide them with the reaffirmed it by renewing their vows on their anniversary, April 24. t S.Anthony Village is a caring support they need for their best quality of Bart said Lorraine is "still as beautiful as the day I married her," and his advice or a long Franciscan Community, sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago, and has been a part of Crown Point for 80 years. For more information, call 219-661-5150 or visit franciscanministries.or st-anthony-village. Barr said there are 60 apartments in the The nuptials took place at S. Anthony Village, marriage: Try not togo to bed angry and love 203 Franciscan Drive, Crown Point, where the each other. Bart said he often says a prayer. I Assisted Living unit: one bedrooms and large couple lives. After a mass in the chapel lined with ask God to bless Lorraine and to help us on the studios, which she said are some of the largest of beautiful stained glass windows, Father Mike journey we call li Slattery and Deacon Brian Nosbusch asked Bart After the vows were renewed, guests gathered She added that the Memory Care sections in and Lorraine if they again take each other as lawfully wedded spouses Surrounded by family, a head table for the happy couple and a two- friends St. Anthony residents and staff and community members, they both said "I do" and a tribute to his parents. "Seventy years; not too festive reception folkowed their kind in the area in the dining room for a reception, complete with tiered white wedding cake. Son Mike Letica paid many people make it that long My dad's mission the Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Units are not "locked in," but security and safety are practiced. "Our goal is to keep the memory unit in life is to take care of my mom, and hes done a How does something so special come together? Lori Chalmers, St. Anthony Village beautiful job." director of sales and marketing, credits the staff. Our corporate motto is 'Living loyfully, and our team dedicates their time to our residents to make this happen, she said. "In addition, the Dawn Woods, life enrichment coordinator, adage that takes a village to raise a chilkd isprepared the reception. Jackson is an event applicable for seniors, We say, 'it takes a village planner with 18 years' experience, but this was to make a wish come true, and that has been Mr. the firs time she organized a vow renewal. Letica's focus for quite some tin Chalmers credits the staff for the success the event Edith Jackson, life enrichment director, and Jackson made a wrist corsage for Lorraine. "It makes us feel wonderful to do this" said Woods Bart Letica grew up in the East Chicago Harbor, where Lorraine was born and reared. y humbling After Bart served in World War II, he attended school and worked in his brothers shoe repair Solcrak, former owner of Cake Pan Alley in shop. One day, Bart was left alone to mind the Laning,, made the two-tier wedding cake store. In walked Lorraine with an armful of shoes, and the rest was history. They fell e Care and Mission Integration, said he was Administrator Barb Magerels sister, Vicky Deacon Brian Nosbusch, director of Pastoral

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