50th: George, Julie Pooler

George and Julie Pooler are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on April 18 at Saint Gabriel’s Catholic Church in Washington, D.C.

They are the parents of Theresa (Ben) Sauer, Matt (Patrice) Pooler and Rebecca (Dennis) Plaugher. They are the grandparents of George Sauer, Ryan (Jessica) Sauer, Corey Sauer, Autumn Sauer, Jasin (Taylor) Plaugher, Juliann Plaugher, Adam (Leslie) Zucker, Alison Zucker and Carrie Zucker.

He is a local artist, retired from GE, member of the U.S. Marines, and played with the band The Meltones. She was in the U.S. Navy and was able to stay at home and raise their three children. They both have been very involved in their church, St. Johns Catholic Church. In the past, they have been involved in the Parish School of Religion Program, RCIA Program and the Marriage Encounter Program. They also joined their Christian family in being Eucharistic Ministers, a Lector, members of the choir and have sponsored many young people who have joined the faith.

The family is planning a small private celebration, but encourages friends and well wishers to help share in this celebration by sending cards to: George and Julie Pooler, 265 Rummer Road, Marietta OH 45750.