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 Churubusco, Indiana, Shaun (Stacy Haner) Hickman of Edon, Jennifer (Jason) Altaffer of Edon, Danielle (Randy) Tanner of Edon, Von (Dacia) Hickman of Edon, Megan (Kevin McFarlan) Hickman of Gatlingburg, Tennessee and Abigail (Carlton) Ximines of Edon. Their children are hosting a surprise anniversary party on Aug. 3, at 5 p.m. at the Northwest Township Building in Edon. If you are unable to attend, the couple would love a card shower. Please send cards them at 02405 C, Road O-50, Edon, OH 43518.