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Harry and Gert Zavatsky today (AP)

Harry and Gert Zavatsky in 1943 (AP)
Harry and Gert Zavatsky

Posted on Jan. 13, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

ELKHART — Harry and Gert (Kornfeld) Zavatsky are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary this month.

They were married Jan. 17, 1943, at La Salle Hotel in South Bend.

The family of Gert and Harry Zavatsky would like to invite friends and family to an open house in honor of their 70th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Eastlake Terrace Senior Living Center, 3109 E. Bristol St., Elkhart.

Mr. Zavatsky is the former owner of Harry’s Auto Mart and partner in ABC Portable Sign. Mrs. Zavatsky is a former lecturer for Weight Watchers for 35 years.

Their children are Larry (deceased) (Heidi) Zavatsky and Allen (Donna) Zavatsky.

Their grandchildren are Jennifer Zavatsky of Portland, Ore.; Rob Zavatsky Whitney of Cashiers, N.C.; and Capt. Jeffrey Zavatsky of Elkhart.