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Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Krill are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Darwin Krill and Shirley Kimpel were married on Aug. 16, 1969, at the original Church of Christ in Edgerton. LaVon Koerner and Maynard Moser officiated at the ceremony. Darwin and Shirley are the parents of three sons,…

Dorothy K. Ledyard will celebrate her 90th birthday on Aug. 17. Please help her celebrate by sending her a birthday card to this address: Hillside Country Living, Dorothy Ledyard Room 605, 09876 County Road 16, Bryan, OH 43506. There will be a gathering of family and friends on Sunday, Aug. …

Michael and Linda Vogel of Montpelier are happy to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Kay Vogel to Caleb Torrez, son of Martha (Michael) Colyer of Toledo and Ronald Torrez of Napoleon.

Leo Blake Rockey and James Michael Rockey (twin boys) were born July 17, 2019, at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan.

Tim and Pam (Bernath) Oberlin of Stryker are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 9, 1969, by the Rev. W.L. Linebrink at the minister’s home. They are the parents of Brook (Mandy) Oberlin and Richelle Oberlin, both of Stryker. They have five granddaughters. A…

Clara B. (Kuszmaul) Kittle celebrated a special day recently. She was 93 years old on Aug. 1.

Marion Isaac is turning 100 years old. She was born on Aug. 10, 1919. A celebration in her honor will be held on Sunday, Aug. 4, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 903 Center St., in Bryan. No gifts please, cards are always appreciated. Cards may also be sent to her a…

Bob Koerner will turn 97 on Aug. 6. His family invites you to join them in showering him with cards to celebrate this special occasion. Please address your cards to P.O. Box 356, Edgerton, OH 43517.

Laken Roose of Hicksville and Jeremy Wroblewski of Hicksville announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

Kevin and Christine (Wolf) Jay of Montpelier are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on July 30. Kevin and Christine were married on July 30, 1994, by Pastor Alan Sanders at Eastland Baptist Church in Bryan. They have two sons, Thomas and Noah, both at home. They will celebrate with a…

Carrie Lynn Brogan of Bryan and John Kenneth Mitchell of Bryan announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

Revan Lukas Bidlack was born July 16, 2019, at 8:17 a.m. at the Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville.

Clark and Grace (Cordell) Moughler of Montpelier recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in the Smoky Mountains in a chapel in Maryville, Tennessee, on July 14, 1969. Together they parented seven children and have been reblessed with 13 grandchildren. A Golden A…

Happy 80th Birthday to Helen Lawrence Coy. Help her celebrate by sending cards to Fountain Park Assisted Living, attention Helen Coy. She was born July 25, 1939. She is the mother of Nicky Fabiano and Audy Coy and has been blessed with two grandchildren. Her family wishes her much happiness.

Dan and Debbie (Bryant) Hickman of Edon, previously of Camden, Michigan, married Aug. 2, 1969, in Defiance. They are the parents of eight children, grandparents of 21 grandchildren, great- grandparents of four great-grandchildren. Children are Doug (Julie) Fitch of Delphos, Melissa Hantz of …

Ron and Sharon (Peterson) Swank of Edon are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple were united in marriage on June 21, 1969. They are the parents of Bobbi (Ephrain) Villarreal of Fort Worth, Texas; Tina (Mark) Trausch of Edon and Tricia (Jason) Bloir of Edon. They have been b…

Loree Clark Castor of Bryan turned 90 years old on July 2 and attended a celebration in her honor with over 60 friends and family at The Barn in Archbold. She is the wife of Merlin Castor and the mother of four children and has been blessed with 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs, Robert L. Bowers are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. Robert L. Bowers and Tamara (Sigg) Hall were united in marriage on July 28, 1979, at the St. Paul United Methodist Church in Napoleon by Pastor H. Glen Crabtree. The couple have four children, Nickolas (Nyla) Bower…

Alexa Brown of Columbus and Kenny Ganter of Columbus announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

Harold and Shirley (Croninger) Carder of West Unity are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married June 28, 1959, by the Rev. Richard Campbell at the Kunkle Presbyterian Church. They are the parents of Julie (Chuck) Klinger, David (Sara) Carder and Brian Carder. They have …

Joseph and Constance (Rath) Cape will be married 50 years on June 28. They celebrated this milestone last year with an Alaskan vacation. Their marriage will be blessed at the 8:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, June 30, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Edgerton. They are the parents of April Cape of Edger…

Ralph Cramer, a lifelong Montpelier resident, is celebrating his 90th birthday. The family is hosting a party in his honor on Sunday, June 30, from 1-4 p.m. at the Opdycke Park Barn, rural Bryan. Come and help him celebrate his special day.

Don and Herminia (Garza) Stewart of Bryan were united in marriage on June 28, 1969, by Father Paul Dorley at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bryan. They have four children, Justine (Matt) Bruns of Delaware, Ohio; Jerome (Jenny) Stewart of Cincinnati, Jonathan (Amber) Stewart of Winder, Georgi…

Eileen Walls is turning 90 years old on June 20. She will celebrate with family and friends on Saturday, June 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 428 N. Walnut St. in Bryan. Cards are welcome.

Adeline Grace Pessefall was born June 10, 2019, at 4:59 p.m. at the Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksviile.

On June 24, Lorene Wieland of 22134 Wieland Road, Defiance, will turn 100. Her family will host an open house to celebrate this special occasion on Sunday, June 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Evansport United Methodist Church, 1560 West St., Evansport. They requests no gift please.

Wayne and Harriet (Colon) Patten of West Unity are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on June 13, 1954, in West Unity. They are the parents of Cindy (John) Noveskey, Amy (Dave) Siegel, Russell (Amy) Patten and Ann (Steve) Cilley. They have been blessed w…

Nova Rose Cordle was born June 7, 2019, at 9:06 a.m. at the Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville. The little miss weighed in at 8 pounds, 5.5 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

Bill and Deb Smith of West Unity were united in marriage on June 3, 1969. They celebrated the 50th anniversary on Monday. They have two children, Michelle and Matthew. Bill and Deb have been blessed with four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Wyse of Fayette announce their 65th wedding anniversary. Melvin Wyse and Eloise Lucas were united in marriage on June 7, 1954, at Ambrose Baptist Church, near Fayette. They have three children, Gary of Toledo, Scott of Fayette and Michele (Bob) Bedritis of Portland, Orego…

Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Frank of Stryker will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Virgil Frank and Donna Kahrs were married on June 7, 1969, in Wauseon at St. Luke Lutheran Church. The couple have three children: Sherri (Mark) Taylor of Archbold, Jody (Mark) Hulbert of Defiance and Mandy F…

Coy and Cherie Jones of West Unity are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. The couple were united in marriage on May 26, 1979, in Fayette. They are proud parents of five children, Cherie, Laurie, Danny (deceased), Angie and Coy Jr. They have been blessed with lots of grandchildren an…

Bennett Lee Heinze was born April 30, 2019, at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Center-Bryan.

David and Suzanne (Hire) Nelson of Angola, Indiana, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple were united in marriage on May 17, 1969, in West Jefferson, Ohio. They are the parents of Tammy (Rodger) Swank of Pioneer, Chris (Greg) Hopkins of Pioneer, Davy Nelson of Bryan and …

Kaleigh Renee Stoker and Joseph Alan Williams were united in marriage on April 20, 2019, at Dad’s Place in Bryan.

Frank and Linda (Schmucker) Middleton of Montpelier are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 9, 1969, at the Baptist Church in Pioneer by the Rev. Jan Garber. They are the parents of Michael (Shaniquea) Middleton of California and Stephanie (Jeff) Dresser of N…

Erma Bauer of Montpelier is celebrating her 90th birthday on May 12. A card shower is being held in her honor. Cards may be sent to her at 10281 Ohio 107, Montpelier, OH 43543.

Please join the children of Vada Jean Pierce in celebrating her very special birthday, 90 years, on Sunday, May 5, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pioneer Community Center, 100 Elm St. in Pioneer. Cake and ice cream will be served. No gifts please. The family is preparing a Memory Book featuring not…

Don and Betty Elger celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary recently. The were united in marriage on April 22, 1989, at the United Methodist Church in Defiance. They have one son, Richard Birkhold, deceased.

McKenna Marie Williams was born March 23, 2019, at New Beginnings Birthing Center, Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan.

Duane and Barbara (Ridenour) Spangler will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple were united in marriage on April 25, 1959, in Bryan, by the Rev. Grumbling at the First Brethren Church. They are the parents of Holly (Joe) Kolodka of Lodi, Ohio, Penny (Paul) Stoll of Edon …

Edith Mast of Bryan is celebrating a very special day — her 100th birthday. An open house is being held in her honor to celebrate the occasion on Saturday, April 20, from 1-3 p.m. at New Hope Community Church, 15627 U.S. 127. If you are unable to attend, well wishes can be sent to: Edith Mas…

A card shower is requested for Ernie Fleming. He had a stroke and is now disabled. He will be 82 on April 18. Ernie owned the Hawaiian Shaved Ice trailer for years and made many friends with it. Cards may be sent to Ernest Fleming, 11703 County Road D, Bryan, OH 43506.

Come and help celebrate the 100th birthday of Eleanor Bowman. The original party was scheduled in January, but had to be canceled due to the weather. The open house will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 903 Center St., in Bryan.

Fae Musser of Bryan is celebrating her 96th birthday on April 14. A card shower is being given in her honor. Cards may be sent to her at 2444 County Road 13, Bryan, OH 43506.

Adilynn Virginia “Jenny” Buntain was born Jan. 7, 2019, at 6:44 p.m. at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center-Bryan.

Loganne Grace Snyder was born Feb. 19, 2019 in Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers-Bryan.

Rex and Dorothy (Troyer) Short of Archbold are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple were united in marriage on March 28, 1959 in Wayland, Iowa. They are the parents of Kelly (Brian) Carpenter of Pickerington, Ohio; Jodi (Andy) Herman of Edgerton, Wendy (Paul) Herr of Contin…