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Loren and Ellen Bechstein are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on November, 19. They were married at Zion Lutheran Church, Luckey, Ohio. They have four children, Kathy, Mark, Stephanie and Matt; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson.

On August 1st Mitchell Clayton Damron proposed to Amelia Irene Olea on her 41st birthday. Mitchell Damron is currently working as a supervisor at TH Plastics. Parents are Sterling Clayton Damron and his mother Leslie Marie Damron. Amelia is a customer service representative at Circle K. Pare…

The children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of Ken and Rita Schoeni - - 55 and counting - - announce their 70th wedding anniversary on October 22 nd. Residents of Bowling Green for 55 years, Ken and Rita demonstrate every day the value of loving commitment to community, family, and …

Jim and Pat Wenz will be Celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary on September 17,2020. They have 2 daughters: Patrice Brock, Sandy Strausbaugh and 2 sons: Jim(Amy) , Bill(Betsy). They also have 12 Grandchildren: Jon(Stacy), Samantha, Ally (Matt) , Nick( Allison), Julie, Jacob, Zachary, Lu…

John and Judy Maxey of Bowling Green, Ohio celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on September 12th, 2020. They are high school sweethearts from Otsego High School and graduated in 1967. They have two children: Kirk (Cara) Maxey and Kara Maxey. John and Judy also have three grandchildren:…

Bill and Sharon Ward of Pemberville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 7, 2020. They have two children: Brian (Faith) Ward of Monterey Park, CA and Eric (Marna) Ward of Perrysburg. They have five grandchildren: Makarya and Amado (CA) and Chelsea, Jocelyn and Colsen (Perrysbu…

The children of Dr. Thomas and Evelyn (Hoversten) Kinstle of Bowling Green, Ohio, wish to announce the 50th wedding anniversary of their parents. Evie and Tom were married on August 8, 1970 in Omaha, Nebraska.

Scott and Karen Seeliger of Bowling Green celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 8th, 2020. They have two daughters: Keri (Tony) Buff and Kori (Kevin) Atwood. They also have five grandchildren, who they love to spoil: Kloe and Kolin Atwood, and Scotty, Max and Mia Buff. Scott an…

“Edward & Sharon Fletcher of Weston will be celebrating their 70th Anniversary on August 9, 2020. They were married at The Church of Christ in Tontogany, Ohio on August 9, 1950.

Elizabeth (Lizzy) Guevara and Collin Henning of Chandler, AZ are pleased to announce their engagement.  Collin and Lizzy met while training for a Spartan Race in Herndon, VA.  Lizzy, originally from Star Prairie, WI is the daughter of Gabriel (Gabe) and Elizabeth (Liz) Guevara of Conch Key, …

Virgil and Frances Ringler of Bowling Green will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 1, 2020. They have five children: Diana (Jim) Gay, Oakley, California; Gary, Douglas (Kim), Kellie (Duane) Abke, and Donna (Bob) Cooper, Falls Creek, Pennsylvania. They have twelve grandchildren…

Eugene and Marilyn(Fox) George of rural Wayne, Ohio will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on June 26th, 1960 at Piqua Congregational Christian Church, Piqua, Ohio. They have 4 children, Linda(Jim)Tracy Cygnet, Kenny(Cindy) George Wayne, Peggy Sigler…

LaVerne Patten will celebrate her 100th birthday on June 6. She is the mother of Samuel, Pamela (Darl) Deeds, Valerie (Les) Whipple and Stanley (Rosemary) Patten, 7 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Her family and Briar Hill Health Campus will have a drive thru parade in her honor. Y…

We are so excited to wish a happy 100th birthday to Virginia Johnson! Virginia had this milestone birthday on May 22, 2020. Her entire family would like to wish her the happiest of birthdays and warm wishes for a wonderful year. 100 years and going strong!

Gene and Jane (Bringman) Ruch of Bowling Green, Ohio will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on May 20th, 1950 at Salem Lutheran Church, Pemberville, Ohio. They have two children, Cindi (Tim) Ernsthausen and Jeff ( Laurie) Ruch all of Pemberville, Ohio.

Ron and Audra Tolles of Rural Bowling Green announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Tolles to Brian Thrasher, son of Jim and Michelle Thrasher of Risingsun. The Bride to be graduated from Otsego High School in 2011, and the University of Toledo with a Masters in Social Work. She …

Doris (Dill) Hockenberger, formerly of Bowling Green and rural Rudolph, will be celebrating her 100th birthday May 6th, 2020. A 100th birthday celebration, hosted by her daughter, Valerie, will be held at a later date in Lawrence, Kansas. Please help her celebrate this milestone by sending b…

Kurt and Collette Dickey of rural Bowling Green announce the engagement of their daughter Kara Dickey to Austin Knickerbocker, son of Tom and Nancy Knickerbocker. The bride-to-be graduated from Otsego High School in 2009, University of Dayton, and Rocky Vista University of Medicine. She is a…

Bob and Cindy Keiffer of Risingsun, Ohio will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on October 25, 2019. They have two children: Angie (Brian) Coakley and Greg (Karla) Keiffer. They are also blessed with five amazing grandchildren: Meghan, Brian, William, Kate and Abraham. Bob is ret…

Ed and Lisa (Fitzwater) Jacobs of Haskins are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on October 22, 1994, at the Christ United Methodist Church in Portage. The couple has two children, twins, Austin and Alissa. Ed is employed for Lucas County, while Lisa is …

Pauline Boyle is turning 100 years old on September 8, 2019. A celebration given by her children: Beverly, Marilyn, Bob, Roger, and Karen will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church 17050 Middleton Pike near Haskins Ohio from noon to 3pm. A light lunch and cake will…

The family of Eunice Methena will be celebrating her 80th birthday on 3/30/19. Eunice was born in BG in 1939 to Robert and Evelyn Wood. She lived in Rossford and Toledo for some time and moved back to BG in 1982, where she resides today.

Amos Johnson is turning 90 years old on April 3, 2019. His family is having a celebration on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the Wayne Firehall from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. A light lunch, cake and ice cream will be served. Friends and family are invited to come and celebrate Amos's birthday. 

The children of James and Rosanne (Wilhelm) Maas would like you to join them in celebrating their parents 60th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Maas, were married on February 7, 1959 in the St. Louis Church in Custar, Ohio. They have been blessed with 4 children, 14 grandchildren and 10 gre…

The family of Connie Wilhelm Clark is hosting an open house to celebrate Connie's 90th birthday. The open house will be on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at her farm house, 10714 Weston Rd., from 2-4 p.m. Connie is the mother of Susan (Paul) Smith, Ruth (John) Rose, Duane (Diane) Wilhelm, Debbi…

Jim and Wendy (Bostdorf) Novotny will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on October 12th. They were married in First Presbyterian Church by the late Rev. Greer Imbrie. Jim is a retired teacher and chemist. Wendy is a retired banker having worked at the former Sky Bank for 46 years…

Rachel Sprague and Nicholas Skeen of Parkersburg, WV would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Rachel is the daughter of Clark Sprague of Bowling Green, Ohio and the late Melody Gleen Sprague. Rachel is a 2010 graduate of Toledo School for the Arts and is employed at Pat …

Ronald William Hazel and Virginia Ann (Crandall) Hazel of Luckey will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Friday August 24th. They were married August 24, 1958 at Stony Ridge Methodist Church in Stony Ridge. The cherished couple have two children, two grandchildren and three great grand…

Mike and Dot Doherty celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married August 12, 1958 on Staten Island and came to Bowling Green in 1956. Mike is a retired professor from BGSU and Dot is a retired librarian from Wood County Library. They have three children Mary Lynne, Eileen and…

Bill and Dee Dee Spraw of Findlay, Ohio announce the engagement of their daughter Heather Spraw, to Ryan Borders, son of Doug Borders, Franklin Furnace, Ohio and Lori Hanway of Bowling Green, Ohio. Heather is a may 2018 graduate of the University of Findlay and is a customer relations specia…