The Schalks

Kathleen and Patrick Bidwell

Kathleen and Patrick Schalk of Pataskala are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, with a family gathering.

The couple was wed Aug. 27, 1977, at Washington Street United Methodist Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Philip Feltman and the Rev. Harry Adams officiating.

Kathy is the daughter of the late Myrtle and Gerald Bidwell and is retired from DSCC.

Pat is the son of Donald and Dorothy Schalk of Tiffin, and is retired from DSCC.

They are the parents of two children, Kristin (Ian) Janes of Big Rapids, Michigan, and Patrick Schalk of Sneads Ferry, North Carolina.