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Anniversaries

Richard and Juanita Wetz celebrate 75 years of love

The greatest love story ever told officially began on the morning of Feb. 3, 1946, when Richard Wetz picked up his bride-to-be, Juanita (Hughes), in his 1937 Ford Thunderbolt and drove to the wedding venue, the living room of the Rev. Otto Breuhaus, the pastor of St. John’s Church of Lowell, ...

Cunningham couple celebrates 40 years

Paul and Nancy Cunningham of Marietta will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married in Marietta on Jan. 30, 1981. Paul is the son of the late Raymond E. Cunningham and the late Lois Ann Cunningham. Nancy is the daughter of Roy and Dorothy Woods of Marietta. Paul and ...

Knowlton – 50th

Jeff and Janet Knowlton of Marietta will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in Lower Salem on Aug. 30, 1970. Jeff is the son of Willa Knowlton and the late Ralph Knowlton of Whipple and Janet is the daughter of the late Charles and Geraldine Handschumacher of Lower ...

Gossett – 55th

Bernard and Janet Gossett of Marietta will be celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 5. Bernard Gossett and the former Janet Hasley were married Sept. 5, 1965, at the Marietta E.U.B. (Evangelical United Brethren) Church, now Faith United Methodist Church, on Seventh Street ...

Schmedes – 50th

Hank and Carol Schmedes are celebrating 50 years of marriage Sept. 5. They were married in their hometown of North Plainfield, New Jersey. A family trip to Disney World was planned but had to be postponed due to COVID-19. They have one son, Chris, daughter-in-law Megan, and three grandchildren, ...

Douglas-50th

John and Susan (Davidson) Douglas celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family on Aug. 8. They were married at the Newport United Methodist Church in 1970. They raised two sons (Bill and Stephen) and enjoyed life together in Marietta with their large extended family.