November 29, 2015


50th Anniversary – Johnson

Jeanne (Doebele) and Larry Johnson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a leisurely trip to Jamestown, Virginia and dinner with the family at Sorrento Ristorante and Pizzeria. They were married at St. Mary’s Church, in Elyria, on Oct. 30, 1965. Jeanne and Larry have two sons, Robert and James; six grandchildren, Jeanne, Jenifer, Steven, Read More…

50th Anniversary – Rutherford

Congratulations, Brigitte and Larry Rutherford, on celebrating your 50th wedding anniversary! The couple met in Berlin, Germany, in 1963, where Larry was stationed with the U.S. Army. Two years later they would marry, on Oct. 2, 1965. Returning to the states, Larry took a job with the city of Cleveland. There, they settled and started Read More…

Wedding – DiFranco

The Rev. Timothy Senff performed the wedding ceremony uniting Jamie Elkins and Orion DiFranco on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Columbus. Attending the bride and groom were maid of honor, Shannon Constable; bridesmaids, Jessica Hamm, Laura McDougal, Elise (DiFranco) Beers and Sarah Gravely; best man, Peter DiFranco; groomsmen Perry DiFranco, Ryan Beers and Matthew Berry. Read More…

65th Anniversary – Casey

Rosemary and Harold Casey, of Medina, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with family, at The Oaks Lodge in Chippewa Lake. They were married Sept. 30, 1950, at St. Francis Xavier Church in Medina, by the Rev. William Randel. Rosemary enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom and raising her children. She loves to cook and garden, Read More…

Wedding – Stephens – Inch

Rachel Stephens and Tom Inch were united in marriage Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at Windows on the River in Cleveland. Pastor Delaine McGhee officiated the evening ceremony. The couple honeymooned in San Francisco and the Napa Valley area. Rachel is the daughter of Barb and Chuck Stephens of LaGrange. She is a 2003 graduate of Read More…

Engagement – Smith – Sommer

Congratulations are in order for Jessica Marie Smith and Mathew Carl Sommer on their recent engagement! Jessica is the daughter of Valerie and Douglas Smith of Valley City. She is a graduate of Buckeye High School. Jessica received her bachelor’s of science in respiratory therapy from the University of Akron. She is currently employed at Read More…

Engagement – Berkheimer – Sanicky

Celebrating their engagement are Dan Alan Sanicky and Donna Faye Berkheimer. Donna is the daughter of Joseph and Glenda Berkheimer of Lorain. She is a Firelands High School graduate as well as a Lorain County Community College graduate. She is currently a registered nurse at Mercy Hospital. Dan is the son of Gary Sanicky of Read More…

50th Anniversary – Higley


A 50th anniversary celebration with close friends and family was held at the Jackalope, in Lorain, for Tom and Marie Higley. The couple were married Sept. 18, 1965, at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Youngstown. The Rev. Patrick Conley blessed their union. Marie is a retired registered nurse. She started her career at St. Elizabeth’s Read More…

50th Anniversary – Turk


Camilla (Fuller) and Kenneth Turk celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 7, 2015. They were married at Berea Baptist Church in 1965. Their family surprised them with the gift of a vacation to New York City. They also are planning a family vacation in the near future.

60th Anniversary – DeVaughn


Bob and Gerrie DeVaughn were married Sept. 30, 1955, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Akron. They have two sons, Jeff and Mike, and two granddaughters, Melanie and Megan. They are planning a trip to California to celebrate.