GROVER HILL – Mr. and Mrs. Robert Paul Bidlack of Grover Hill will be celebrating 70 years of marriage.
Robert Paul Bidlack and Shirley Ann Thrasher were united in marriage on Oct. 2, 1943, in Covington, Ky.
Paul is a retired farmer and also is retired from B.F. Goodrich in Woodburn.
Shirley is a homemaker and was a talented seamstress. She has enjoyed giving handmade gifts to friends and family during her lifetime.
They have been blessed with six children. They are Connie (Tom) Baldwin of New Haven, Dennis (Cheryl) Bidlack of Van Wert, Paulette (Richard) Stemen of Payne, Patricia Bidlack of Van Wert, Rudy (Ellen) Bidlack of Scott and Jeffrey (Jenni) Bidlack of Grover Hill.
They have 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
They will celebrate the occasion with an open house to be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Wayne Trace Grover Hill Elementary School gym.
A card shower will be held and the couple request no gifts.