Anniversaries

The Colemans

Gerald and Carol Coleman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, with a Mass and renewal of vows at St. Joseph Catholic Church, and a family dinner at T.J. Willie’s Restaurant. The couple was wed Sept. 2, 1967, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, by the Rev. ...

The Wests

Robert and Colleen (Stover) West plan to celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a family gathering at T.J. Willie’s Restaurant. The Wests were married Sept. 20, 1952, in Sandusky, by the Rev. Howard Porterfield. Mrs. West is the daughter of the late Wilson and Irene Stover. She is ...

The Shockeys

Tom and Ruth Shockey of Delray Beach, Florida, and formerly of Michigan and Ohio, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an Alaskan cruise earlier in the year. The couple was wed Sept. 9, 1967, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin. Ruth is the daughter of the late and Mr. and Mrs. ...

The Kins

Donald and Jean Kin of Tiffin celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 5, with a Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Joseph Szybka presiding. Following Mass, a family celebration, hosted by their children, took place at the family farm. The couple was ...

The Schalks

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 ...

The Guths

Jerry and Joyce Guth of rural Old Fort celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, with a dinner with family and a few friends at T.J. Willie’s restaurant and a trip in early August to the Oregon coast and San Francisco. The couple was wed Aug. 26, 1967, at St. ...

The Belknaps

Carleton and Suzanne Belknap celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner planned by their children, and a celebration with family and friends at Steak Eatery in Jackson, Michigan. The couple was wed Aug. 5, 1967, at Brookside Methodist Church, by the Rev. Verne ...

The Kerns

Richard L. and Elaine Kern of Tiffin plan to celebrate their 50th anniversary with a casual dinner with friends and a trip to upstate New York later this year. The couple was wed Aug. 26, 1967, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, by the Revs. Thomas Wehinger and Donald Nichols. Elaine ...

The Matheses

Steve E. and Susan K. Mathes celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. The couple was wed Aug. 19, 1967, at Evangelical United Brethren Church, Tiffin. Susan is the daughter of the late Lula and Charles Hushour and she is a homemaker. Steve is the son of the late ...

The Brickners

James H. and Charlotte A. Brickner celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 29, 2017, with a Mass at St. Mary Church and Sunday, Aug. 6, with a surprise party at New Riegel American Legion hosted by their children. The couple was married July 27, 1957, at the St. Mary’s ...

The Hannas

Richard and Johan Hanna celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a 5 p.m. dinner Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Pioneer Mill Restaurant, Tiffin. The couple was married July 31, 1967, in Portland, Maine, by L.B. Ogens. Johan is the daughter of the late Elden and Henrietta Gray and is a ...

The Lees

Louis and Millie Lee of Tiffin celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, with a family gathering. The couple was wed Aug. 9, 1947, at St. Joseph Church, Fremont. Millie is the daughter of the late Jacob and Estella Swint. Louis is the son of the late Frank and ...

The Currans

Dr. Michael Curran and Dr. Nancy Kiesel will celebrate their 40th anniversary today, Aug. 6, 2017, with family in Washington, D.C. The couple was married Aug. 6, 1977, at Herbster Chapel, Heidelberg College. Nancy is the daughter of the late Armin and Helen Kiesel and is a dentist in Chevy ...

The Dells

John and Stephanie Dell celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a Disney cruise with their children. The couple was married Aug. 1, 1992, at St. John’s United Church of Christ, Tiffin, by the Rev. David Culp. Stephanie is the daughter of the late Priscilla and Steven Ricker. She is ...

The Widmans

David R. and Bernadette M. Widman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party July 23, 2017, at Camden Falls hosted by their children. The Widmans were married July 15, 1967, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, by Msgr. Richard Gabel. David is the son of the late Lawrence and ...

The Sholls

David Allen and Grace Olivia Sholl celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary Friday, July 21, 2017, with family and friends. The couple was wed July 21, 1972, in Tiffin. Grace is the daughter of the late Russel and Ama Belle Baker and is retired. David is the son of the late Floyd and ...

The Gosches

Ron and Rita Gosche of Fostoria plan to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, July 30, 2017, with an 8 a.m. Mass at Sts. Patrick and Andrew, Liberty, followed by brunch at T.J. Willie’s Restaurant and a family get-together. The couple was wed July 20, 1957, at Gibsonburg St. ...

The Bridingers

Rick and Bobbi Bridinger celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 1, 2017, with a party in the Evergreen Building at Meadowbrook Park, and a vacation in Venice, Florida, with their family in April. The couple was wed June 17, 1977, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, with ...

The Flechtners

Gary and Susan Flechtner celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The couple was wed July 22, 1977, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, by the Rev. John Shanahan. Susan is the daughter of Wayne and Joan Moore and is a licensed practical ...

The Houks

Dick “Dad” and Janet Houk celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 13, 2017, with a surprise party in the Hickory room at Tiffin Eagles, planned by their children; they took a trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico, in January, and will be taking a family trip to southern Ohio with ...