S: The Story of Glen & Jane Pelke
BC: Given to you by your children: Jodie, Doug and family Dawn, Doug and family David, Lori and family Jessica, Brad and family
FC: The Story of Glen & Jane Pelke
1: met a beautiful young woman in a small cafe in Whitehall, WI. | A handsome young man
2: Then life together began...
3: Jane Ellen Christianson married Glen Norbert Pelke on February 10, 1968. The Big Celebration!
4: The family was started with the birth of their first child, Jodie Lynn on May 25, 1968. | Jodie at 5 months old with daddy.
5: Then after 2 years of having mom and dad to herself along came another addition to the family, Dawn Marie on March 6, 1970. | Big sister, Jodie needing to show dad how to hold onto baby Dawn. | Dawn at 4 months old. What a cute smile!
6: Wow! They had so much fun with two baby girls they decided to try right away for a boy!! Welcome the arrival of David Allen on June 7, 1971. | Look at the handsome little boy eating his cake on his first birthday. Just a bit messy!
7: What very cute kids! It was the three of us for a while and then the 1980's came. Mom and dad started to feel the empty nest syndrome coming! Because when 1983 came....
8: Welcome to baby number four!! Jessica Jane arrived on December 1, 1983 to complete the family. | What an awesome family picture bringing home the new addition, baby Jessica.
9: Still good looking kids, just better with an even number.
10: The additional family members are added. | First to start is the wedding of Jodie to Doug Schoenike on April 16,1988.
11: Then on August 21, 1993 Dawn was wed to Doug Ede. Yes another Doug in the family.
12: A third marriage in the family brought another family member when David married Lori Amidon on October 19, 1996.
13: Then on June 17, 2006 the final and fourth wedding happened for the Pelke children, Jessica married Brad Vollmer.
14: The families all grew with the 12 grandchildren. Jodie & Doug have four children. Keisha Andrea Kyle Alaina
15: Dawn & Doug also have four children. Erica Alyssa Becca Ryan
16: David & Lori have two boys. Nicholas Nathan
17: Jessica and Brad have two children. Coby Janessa
18: The 12 Pelke grandchildren. Clockwise oldest to youngest. Keisha - 8/18/1988 Andrea - 5/22/1992 Erica - 2/29/1996 Alyssa - 10/1/1998 Nicholas - 3/29/2000 Becca - 2/16/2001 Nathan - 4/16/2002 Kyle - 8/16/2002 Ryan - 12/19/2003 Coby - 12/9/2005 Alaina - 5/22/2007 Janessa - 9/4/2008
19: What a wonderful family and all because two people fell in love!
21: I dedicate this book to my parents, whom I love dearly. I hope you enjoy it and cherish it forever. I love you! Jodie