Bob and Karen Caler celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on November 12, 2011, at a reception hosted by their children. They were married on November 29, 1961, at the Madison County Courthouse.
Bob served in the U.S. Navy and worked for many years as a maintenance electrician prior to retiring from Big River Zinc in 2002. Karen earned a B.S. in elementary education and retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 2003.
They raised four children: Laura Pendergrass, John Caler, Amy (John) Pratte, and Crystal Caler. They have four grandchildren: Courtney (Michael) Haugh, Angela Pendergrass, Susan Pendergrass, and Ty Pratte.
The couple reside in Terre Du Lac and are members of the Elvins First Baptist Church.