Woodburn couple celebrates 70th anniversary
- Woodburn Independent - Features
Julius and Florence Mohr celebrate 70 years of marriage Nov. 7.
Julius Mohr and Florence Willig married at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mount Angel on Nov. 7, 1943.
Julius is a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army as an infantry parachutist with the 188th Regiment, 11th Division, 8th Armys Airborne Division in New Guinea, Souther Philippines and Luzon. He was awarded a Silver Star, two Bronze Service Stars and numerous other prestigious medals in recognition of his service.
He is now retired from Albany Willamette Industries (formerly Western Kraft) aper Mill in Albany.
Florence is retired from Walkers Nursery in Albany.
They have one son, Steven, who lives in Beaverton, and five grandchildren.