Anniversaries

72nd: Richard, Jaunita Wetz

Richard and Jaunita (Hughes) Wetz will observe their 72nd wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Married in their hometown of Lowell, they have been residents of Huber Heights, Ohio, for the past 52 years. A dinner celebration with family will marked the occasion.

69th: Gene and Kathryn Weihl

Gene and Kathryn Weihl celebrated 69 years of marriage on December 23. They were married at Marietta, Ohio, on December 23, 1948. Gene and Kathryn were the owners of Weihl Furniture and Appliances on Greene Street in Marietta for over 40 years until their retirement. They are the parents of ...

50th: Dave and Brenda Graber

Dave and Brenda Graber of 190 Indian Run Road in Marietta recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Dec. 22, 1967, in Fairfax, Alabama, with the Rev. Lee Barber performing the ceremony. The best man was Dave’s Dad and the Matron of Honor was Brenda’s sister, ...

65th: Dean, Mary Alice Shepherd

Dean A. and Mary Alice McVay Shepherd of 102 Schilling St. in Oak Grove, Marietta, will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on Dec. 26 with family that is local. They were married on that date in 1952 in Jeffersonville, Indiana. She is the daughter of the late Pearl V. and Alta C. ...

50th: Harold and Dorothy Hollister

Harold and Dorothy Nonnenmacher Hollister were united in marriage on Dec. 10, 1967 at Calvary Community Church in Belpre by the Rev. Clay Sloan. Harold and Dorothy are the parents of four children, Jodie Cassill (John) of Stanleyville, Barbara Barton of Lowell, Brian Hollister of Vincent and ...

50th: Mary, Leo Antons

Mary and Leo Antons of Marietta celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 18, 2017. The couple has two sons, Erik Antons (Beth) of San Diego, California, and Eli Antons (Ruth) of Baltimore, Maryland. They also have four grandchildren, Isaac, Asa, Malachi and Joel. Mary is a retired ...

50th: John, Carolyn Barnes

John and Carolyn Barnes of Belpre recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family weekend at Deer Creek State Lodge, Mt. Sterling, Ohio. They were married in Grace United Methodist Church, Washington C. H., Ohio on Nov. 25, 1967. Carolyn is a retired teacher from Warren Local ...

65th: Edgar, Hazel Smithberger

Edgar and Hazel Smithberger will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Nov. 22. They were married on Saturday, Nov. 22, 1952 at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Harriettsville, Ohio, by the Rev. M.A. McNicholas. They are the parents of four sons, Raymond and Connie ...

55th: Jay, Carol Haines

Jay and Carol (McCullough) Haines of Lowell celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Nov. 10, 2017. He worked at Partitions Inc and now spends time now that has been retired farming, restoring cars, and saw sharping. She was a beautician for several years, then was a homemaker that babysat ...

40th: Michael, Lisa Beaver

Michael and Lisa Beaver of Marietta will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Nov. 4. The couple were married Nov. 4, 1978 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marietta. Monsignor Punke was the officiating minister. Michael is the son of Gene and Garnet Beaver and Lisa is the daughter ...

70th: Robert, Margaret Klinger

Robert J. and Margaret I. Klinger will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 9, 1947, at St. John the Baptist Church in Churchtown. He is the son of the late John and Alice Klinger of Waterford. He retired from B.F. Goodrich and RJF International in ...

40th: Allen, Cheryl Weaver

Allen and Cheryl Weaver are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. The two were married Oct. 1, 1977 at Whipple Community Church by the Rev. Gary Richmond. Weaver is the son of the late Samuel H. and Grace E. Weaver. He is retired from SABIC Innovative Plastics. Mrs. Weaver is the ...

67th: Wilbert ‘Bill’ and Betty Lowe

The family of Wilbert “Bill” and Betty Lowe want to wish them a happy 67th wedding anniversary. Married Oct. 7, 1950 at the courthouse in Marietta. Parents of Linda, David, Eugene, Terrie Ruth Ann, Kathi and Destiny Lowe. Foster parents to over 150 children and still have children in ...

60th: Ralph Jr., Frances Tornes

Ralph L. Jr. and Frances J. (Becker) Tornes will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 3, 1957 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Beverly. He is the son of the late Ralph and Ida Tornes of Waterford. He retired from Ohio Power in Beverly. She is the ...

50th: David, Nancy Spindler

David and Nancy Spindler celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. They were married by candlelight service on Saturday, Sept. 16, 1967 in Trinity Methodist Church in Marietta by Dr. Donald Timmerman. Nancy is the daughter of the late Marcella and Edward McCauley. ...

50th: Robert, Donna Brooker

Robert “Bob” and Donna Brooker of Beverly celebrate their 50th anniversary on Sept. 16, 2017. They were married Sept. 16, 1967 in St. John’s Catholic Church Marietta by Fr. Charles Highland. Their attendants were Sarah Urschel-Schafer and David Brooker. Donna is the daughter of the ...

40th: Daniel A., Caroline Fouss

Daniel A. and Caroline (Nida) Fouss are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. The two were married Sept. 6, 1977 at Christ United Methodist Church in Marietta by the Rev. Dale Beittle. Dan is the son of the late Dale A. and E. Yvonne Fouss. Dan is a practicing attorney in the Fouss Law ...

60th: Leo, Mary Ellen Daniels

Leo and Mary Ellen Daniels were married on Aug. 31, 1957, in Holy Cross Catholic Church, South Portland, Maine, by the Rev. John J. Barrett. They are parents to Lisa Daniels, Clearwater, Florida, Lori Daniels-Miller (Randy), Youngstown, Ohio, Leslie Daniels-Rorer (David), Gibsonville, N.C., ...

60th: Norman, Mary Jane Haessly

Norman E. “Jack” Haessly Jr. and Mary Jane (Decker) Haessly will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 31. They were married on Aug. 31, 1957 at Second Congregational Church on Ohio 26 by the Rev. Amanda Miller. They have two sons, Mark (Julie) and Steven (Becki); five ...

50th: Lee, Doris Kehl

Lee “Ralph” and Doris Kehl of Marietta will celebrate their 50th anniversary. They were married Sept. 2, 1967 at Harmar Congregational Church in Marietta. He is the son of the late Lee and Grace Kehl of Lower Salem. He retired from Kardex Systems in Reno. She is the daughter of the late ...