April 24, 2014

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MR. and MRS. ANTONIO GONZALES PDF Print E-mail

PAULDING – Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Gonzales Jr. are observing their 25th wedding anniversary today.

Tony and the former Christina Merritte were married Oct. 24, 1987 by the Rev. Randall Merritte at the Rose Hill Church of God.

They have a son, Antonio Gonzales III. They are expecting their first grandchild.

To celebrate their special milestone, the Gonzales’ will travel to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tenn. and Savannah, Ga.

 
MR. and MRS. DEN ADAMS PDF Print E-mail

PAULDING – Mr. and Mrs. Den Adams recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Den Adams and Judith Commers were married Aug. 31, 1962 at the First Christian Church in Paulding.

The couple has three children, Dennis (Lana) Adams, John (Amy) Adams and Tracy (Paul) Roddy. They have six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

 
MR. and MRS. PAUL BIDLACK PDF Print E-mail

Paul and Shirley Bidlack were married on Oct. 2, 1943. Their parents were Ray and Edna Bidlack and Dennis and Viola Thrasher all of Grover Hill.

Their marriage resulted in six children: Connie (Tom) Baldwin of New Haven, Dennis (Cheryl) Bidlack of Grover Hill, Paulette (Richard) Stemen of Payne, Patricia Bidlack of Grover Hill, Rudy (Ellen) Bidlack of Scott, and Jeff (Jeni) Bidlack of Grover Hill.

At the present time, they have 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

They have spent all of their married life in the Grover Hill area. Paul supported his family by farming and working at B.F. Goodrich of Woodburn. He taught a Sunday school class almost his entire adult life. He raised his family in the church and was a great example to his children of a Christian man. Several times he donated a pig to be raffled off at Grover Hill’s summer celebration. Shirley was a homemaker and enjoyed lots of needlework and sewing for her family. She has made several quilts for loved ones and her afghans are being enjoyed by many in the community. She also has donated many of her needlework projects to help raise money for the church or for the community. She worked at the Overall Factory in Van Wert and the Dairy Whip in Grover Hill.

They are enjoying their retirement and love having family and friends come to visit. They love to play Euchre with friends and family when they can.

They give thanks to God for his leading them in their marriage and give him thanks for their health, family and friends.

 
MR. and MRS. JOHN ROSE PDF Print E-mail

ANTWERP – Mr. and Mrs. John “Bill” Rose of 502 Park Ave., Antwerp, will be celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary on Sept. 23.

John Rose and Beverly Eibling were united in marriage on Sept. 23, 1967, at the Payne Church of Christ by evangelist Mark Biery.

They are the parents of three daughters, Tianne (Tad) Pendergrast of Antwerp, Michelle (Mike) Smith of Fort Wayne and Laurie Rose, who is deceased.

The couple also has five grandchildren, Brandon and Jonathon Pendergrast and Dustin, Christopher and Marissa Smith.

 
MR. and MRS. MICHAEL AREND PDF Print E-mail

PAULDING – Mr. and Mrs. Michael Arend will be celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary on Sept. 30.

Michael Arend and Pamela White were united in marriage on Sept. 30, 1967 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fort Wayne, by Father Mathieu.

Michael has been a CPA at Arend, Laukhuf & Stoller for 33 years.

Pam taught preschool and also worked at Magnavox. She is currently employed part-time at Arend, Laukhuf & Stoller.

The couple are the parents of three sons, Scotty of Paulding, Brian (Teresa) of Perrysburg and Patrick (Danielle) Arend of Huntington, Ind.

They also have four grandchildren, Lucas, Alexandra, Ethan and Nathan.

A family dinner is planned and a trip next year to Providence, R.I.

 
MR. and MRS. MIKE GEBERS PDF Print E-mail

CECIL – Mike and Denise (Brown) Gebers of rural Cecil will be observing their 30th wedding anniversary next week.

The couple was married Sept. 3, 1982 in the Defiance Church of the Brethren. Officiating the ceremony were Rev. Ivan and Rev. Dortha Fry and Rev. Greg King.

They are the parents of two daughters, Amber, at home, and Nicole, of Perrysburg.

Plans for a celebratory trip are in the works.

 
MR. and MRS. JUSTUS HOLTSBERRY PDF Print E-mail

 

OAKWOOD – Mr. and Mrs. Justus Holtsberry will be celebrating 50 years of marriage on Aug. 25.

Justus Holtsberry and Elvene Matthews exchanged wedding vows on Aug. 25, 1962, in Grover Hill.

They are the parents of a daughter, Gina Huff of Oakwood.

The couple also have two grandchildren, Heather and Nathan Huff.

They are celebrating with a card shower. You can send cards to P.O. Box 197, Oakwood, Ohio, 45873.

 

 
MR. and MRS. LARRY OFFERLE PDF Print E-mail

PAULDING – Mr. and Mrs. Larry Offerle will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Aug. 26.

Larry Offerle and Beth Fisher exchanged wedding vows on Aug. 26, 1972.

They are the parents of Stephanie Carder of Columbus Grove and Steve Offerle and Stacy Thomas,  of  Payne.

They are also the proud grandparents of six grandchildren.

 
MR. and MRS. BOB PRICE PDF Print E-mail

PAULDING — Mr. and Mrs. Bob Price will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Aug. 26.

Bob Price and Jodi Lamb were united in marriage on Aug. 26, 1972 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paulding by Father Beauregard.

They are the parents of two sons, Chad (Kelly) and Jeff (Wendy) all of Paulding.

They  have four grandchildren and three step grandchildren. The couple also has a great-granddaughter.

The couple will celebrate the occasion with a trip.

 
MR. and MRS. GLEN DEATRICK PDF Print E-mail

PAYNE – Mr. and Mrs. Glen Deatrick of Payne will be celebrating 50 years of marriage on Aug. 12.

Glen Deatrick and Julia Johnson were married Aug. 12, 1962, at the St. James Lutheran Church in Payne, by the Rev. Grant Shealy.

Glen is retired from Crumback-Symons Chevrolet in New Haven and Julia is retired from the Animal Clinic of Paulding.

The couple are the parents of two daughters, Andrea Ehresman of New Haven and Sarah (Brian) Franz of Hoagland, Ind.

They also have two grandchildren.

The couple celebrated the occasion with a special family gathering.

 
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