Hillsboro couple to celebrate 65 years
The couple were married Aug. 10, 1948, at the Marion Evangelical-United Brethren Church, which is now Eastmoor United Methodist Church.
They have farmed together southeast of Hillsboro since then and remain on the farm they bought when they got married.
They have eight grandchildren: Brian (Amanda) Jaworsky and Staci (Mike) Morales, all of Newton; Jennifer (David) Josselyn and Jeff Britton, all of Denver; Jared (Jacinda) Britton of Salt Lake City, Utah; Erin (Mike) Mader of Hillsboro; Justin (Allison) Hein of Manhattan and Christy Hein of Hillsboro.
They have 13 great-grandchildren.
McLindens plan to celebrate 50th
They are the parents of Chuck McLinden and wife Lori and their children Lauren and Jarret of Marion; and Susie Morton and husband Craig, and their daughters Regan and Jordan.
The couple requests only your presence for buffet and reminiscing.
Bitikofers to mark 65th anniversary
The Bitikofers were married Aug. 24, 1948, at Spring Valley Mennonite Church, Canton. He is a retired farmer and worked at Hesston Corporation before retiring. She worked as a cook at Shiloh Manor, Canton.
Their children are Dwight of St. Louis, Mo., Dennis and wife Mary of Canton, Leta Kremser and husband Lloyd of Catawissa, Pa., and Gary and wife Laura of Crestview, Fla.
They have nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Friends and family are invited to the event.