The Kirians

John and Marjorie (Clouse) Kirian will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, with a 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Joseph Church and brunch at T.J. Willie’s.

The couple was wed Aug. 9, 1969, at St. Mary Church, Tiffin, by the Rev. C.C. Herringhaus.

Marge is the daughter of the late Carl and Rosemary Clouse. She taught French and English at Columbian, Calvert, New Riegel and Bexley High Schools, and retired after 22 years as St. Joseph School’s librarian.

John is the son of the late Emil and Helen Kirian. He was a lifelong social worker at Sandusky Valley Mental Health Center, Community Hospice Care and St. Francis Home, from which he retired after 22 years.

They are parents of Jackie (Rodney) Shultz of Perrysburg and Nate (Erin) Kirian of Simpsonville, South Carolina. They are grandparents to seven grandchildren.