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Cottage Grove couple weds at county fair as man faces terminal cancer


Not knowing how much longer they have together, Betty Joyce and William Smith Sr. ensured they will be by each other's side for eternity.

As relatives and emotionally touched onlookers surrounded them, the Cottage Grove couple exchanged vows Saturday in a bittersweet wedding ceremony at the Washington County Fair.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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