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John and Barbara Erhard Celebrate 65 Years of Marriage

posted on October 01, 2013, under Member by

Barbara and John Erhard.

Barbara and John Erhard.

John and Barbara Erhard were married August 22, 1948 in Ferndale, Mich., by Pastor Clark Smith.

John pastored for 20 years in Michigan and Oklahoma. He then became a chaplain for 20 years, serving at Hinsdale Hospital, Ill., and Florida Hospital Orlando. In the past 20 years, he has written 12 booklets of poems and has composed the Sabbath School lesson in rhyme for the past 15 years.

Barbara was secretary for outpatient facilities at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and for Volunteer Services at Florida Hospital Orlando. She then volunteered part time for 28 years at Forest Lake Church, Apopka, Fla.

The Erhards have five children: Linda (Allen) Snyder of Chattanooga, Tenn.; twins, Susan (Victor) Vosen and Debbie Johnson of Ooltewah, Tenn.; Mark (Lisa) Erhard, M.D., of Minneapolis, Minn., and Paul (Ronda) Erhard of Gallatin, Tenn. They have 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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