Category: Engagements and Weddings

Wedding Announcement

Wedding plans have been announced for Steven James Bok, son of Robert & Anita Bok of Antwerp, and Robin Renee Diers, daughter of Judy & (the late) Ned Diers of Pleasant Hill, Ohio. Steven is a 2004 graduate of Antwerp High School, and graduated from Defiance College in 2008 witha Bachelor’s Degree in Education. He…

Celebrating 70 Years

James and Joan (Hughes) Sidenbender, residing in Venice, FL, were married August 16, 1947. They have 4 children: Dave (Betty), Vicki Coil (Terry, dec.), Terri (Steve) Feasby and Brian (dec.). They also have 4 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren,. The couple will enjoy the day by being together.

Wright-Hormann August Wedding Set

Announcement has been made for the upcoming wedding of Madison Elizabeth Wright and Boston Anthony Hormann. Madi is the daughter of Kevin and Christi Wright and the granddaughter of Kenny and Connie Wright and the late Larry Sharon Florey. She is a graduate of Huntington North High School and Brown Mackie College and is employed…

60th Wedding Anniversary

Burl and Ellie Barnes are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on July 21, 1957 at the First Baptist Church in St. Paris, Ohio. Officiating were the Rev. Dr. Franklin Strobel, grandfather of the groom, and Rev. Mason Grove. Burl and Ellie have four children; Lesta (Paul) Searles, Laurie Barnes, Scott (Christine) Barnes,…

50th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Knapp, of Antwerp, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 22nd. On July 22nd, 1967, Steve Knapp married Sue Bradway at the Harlan Church of Christ. Officiating the ceremony was Max Timbrook. Standing with Steve was his best man, (the late) Larry Basset and standing with Sue, as maid-of-honor, was…

Smalleys Celebrating 65 years

Paul and Betty (Zuber) Smalley are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on July 12, 2017. They were married at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Paulding, OH on July 12, 1952, supporting each other with much love and faith. They are blessed with five children: Sandra (C.W.) Harper, Joe (Kathy) Smalley, Judy (Doug) Smith, Donna (Barry) DeLong…

25TH Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Pieper of Paulding will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on June 27th. Jeff Pieper and Anne Kelly were married on June 27, 1992 at the Paulding United Methodist Church. They have two children, Mikayla Pieper of Westerville, OH and Bailey Pieper of Paulding. The couple plans to celebrate their anniversary with…

Charles And Joan Wells To Celebrate 60TH Anniversary

Charlie and Joan were married on June 29, 1957, at Zion Lutheran Church, Woodburn, Indiana by the Rev. Chr. Schmidt. They have been blessed with four children, Jackie (Tom) Lantz, Brent (Buffy), Kim (Tom) Scifres and Kevin (Jenny).  Charlie and Joan also have 9 grandchildren and 13 (soon to be 14) great grandchildren. Charlie started…

Celebrating 50 Years

Thomas and Sherry (Steffen) Schaper were married May 20, 1967 at Zion Lutheran Church, Woodburn, Indiana, Rev. Christian Schmidt officiating. They are the parents of Shawn (deceased) and Staci (Chad) Salzbrenner. They have three dearly loved granddaughters: Kenzie, Logan and Reagan. They will celebrate with family and wedding party June 24th at Hall’s Guesthouse, Ft.…

Wetli – Koenn

Dan and Patty Wetli of Antwerp, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Ellise to Jason Koenn, son of Bill and Rainell of Cecil. Ms. Wetli is a 2012 graduate of Antwerp High School and 2016 graduate of The Ohio State University. Presently, she is in her final year of…

Figgins – Sharp

Felicia Figgins and Randy Sharp would like to announce their upcoming wedding. Felicia is the daughter of Tony and Kayln Figgins,  Edgerton, OH and Lori Hollandsworth, Antwerp, OH. Randy is the son of William and Cynthia Sharp, Sherwood,  OH. They will be married at Antwerp Community Church, Antwerp, Ohio on May 6, 2017. The couple…

50th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Arend of Antwerp are celebrating 50 years of marriage. James Arend and Joanne Sadoski were married April 1, 1967 at the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Temperance, MI by the late Louis A. Komorowski, OSFS, the bride’s uncle. Jim worked as a machinist at Dana-Wehaterhead for 39 1/2 years and retired…

50th Wedding Anniversary

Robert W. Miller and Heather Dirham were married on January 28, 1967 at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Van Wert, Ohio by Reverend Russell Gillig. The couple has been blessed with three children: Michelle (Ben) Bangert, Michael (Deedi) Miller and Melinda (Kurt) Newman and grandchildren, Ellie, Estee, Aiden, Breeanna and Owen. They…