The Shanks

James and Rebecca Shank

James and Rebecca Shank celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 13, 2018.

The couple was wed at First Christian Church in Ashland by the Rev. Paul Frees.

Rebecca is the daughter of William and Ferne Snook of Ashland and is a registered nurse who retired as executive director of Community Hospice Care.

Jim is the son of the late Floyd and Margery Shank of Ashland and is retired from Modern Woodman Insurance Co.

They are parents of three children, Melissa (Robert) Bowers, Michelle (Karl) Kurtz and Jared (Michelle) Shank, all of Tiffin. They have six grandchildren.

They are celebrating their anniversary with family on a trip to Washington, D.C., Las Vegas and Topsail Island, North Carolina.