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Milestone: 90th Birthday, Kathleen Smith Bell, September 21, 2019

Kathleen Smith Bell, lifelong area farmer and businesswoman, is celebrating her 90th birthday this summer. Family members from

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Monday 07/01/2019
Milestone: 90th Birthday, Kathleen Smith Bell, September 21, 2019

Kathleen Smith Bell, lifelong area farmer and businesswoman, is celebrating her 90th birthday this summer. Family members from

Posted: July 01, 2019
Wednesday 04/03/2019
Milestone 80th Birthday, Eunice Methena

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.

Posted: April 03, 2019
Monday 03/25/2019
Milestone: 90th Birthday

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. 

Posted: March 25, 2019
Monday 02/04/2019
Milestone: 60th Anniversary

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 great grandchildren. The family is requesting a card shower for the happy couple between February 1 and February 7. 

Posted: February 04, 2019
Tuesday 12/18/2018
Milestone: 90th Birthday

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, Debbie (Bill) Ready and Renee (Darrell) Vanderson. She has eight grandchildren. Please join us in celebrating Connie's birthday! your presence is the best gift of all. 

Posted: December 18, 2018
Thursday 10/11/2018
Milestone: Wedding, Laura Lee Belleville and Douglas Burton Richmond, April 21st

Jamie and Barbara Belleville of Bowling Green announce the marriage of their daughter, Laura Lee Belleville to Douglas Burton Richmond. He is the son of Douglas and Kimberly Richmond of Haskins. The couple were married on April 21, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Bowling Green. A reception was held at Stone Ridge Golf Club. The couple resides outside of Bowling Green. Laura Lee is employed by Wood County Job and Family Services as a caseworker. Doug is employed as an associate at Home Depot Distribution Center in Luckey. 

Posted: October 11, 2018
Milestone: 50th Anniversary Jim and Wendy (Bostdorf) Novotny, Oct. 12th

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. They have one daughter Mary Ellen (Brad) Kellow and two grandchildren Morgan and Adam (AJ) Kellow. A private family celebration will be held later. 1

Posted: October 11, 2018
Monday 10/01/2018
Engagement: Rachel Sprague and Nicholas Skeen

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 Catan's in Parkersburg. Nicholas is the son of Ronald and Carol McConkey Skeen of Parkersburg. He is a 2007 graduate of Parkersburg South High School and a graduate of WVU-P with a degree in computer technology. He is employed at Really Cheap Geeks in Parkersburg. A private wedding will be October 26, 2018 at Valley View Chapel, Sugar Grove, Ohio. Receptions in Parkersburg and Bowling Green will be announced at a later date. 

Posted: October 01, 2018
Wednesday 09/19/2018
Milestone: 90th Birthday, Norma Hoover

Norma will celebrate her 90th Birthday on September 16, 2018. A Family gathering is planned to celebrate her special day.

Posted: September 19, 2018
Monday 08/20/2018
Milestone: 60th Anniversary

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 grandchildren. Their marriage remains a genuine example of abiding faith, generosity, kindness and love. 

Posted: August 20, 2018
Milestone: 50th Birthday

Happy 50th Birthday Jim and Jeannie. Love, Dad and Mom. 

Posted: August 20, 2018
Milestone: 60th Anniversary

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 the late Michael. Three grandchildren Anna Fleming, Aidan Fleming and Analyn Sil. 

Posted: August 20, 2018
Engagement: Heather Spraw and Ryan Borders

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 specialist for Principle Business Enterprises, Inc. Ryan is currently enrolled at Owens Community College and is an Inventory Analyst for Principle Business Enterprises, Inc. Ryan and Heather will be marries August 25, 2018, at St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Findlay, Ohio.

Posted: August 20, 2018
55th Anniversary: Milton and Celia Aring

Milton and Celia (Belleville) Aring, rural Bowling Green are celebrating their 55th Wedding Anniversary. They were married August 10, 1963 at the old First Baptist Church on Oak Street in Bowling Green. Celia Taught elementary vocal music in Bowling Green in the early 1960's. then was music director at St. Paul Lutheran Church, New Rochester. She retired from Bowling Green State University in 2000 as a secretary. Milton was employed in toledo at American Shipbuilding Co. for 25 years, until it closed in 1982, then at Katy Steel, retiring from Hansen Industries in 1993. He recently retired from lifetime of farming. They have four children: Dr. Ann Aring Ciuca (Dr. John Ciuca), Plain City, Nancy Marin, Pemberville, Cherly (Bob) Berry, Powell, and Charlie (Ellen) Aring, Pemberville. Ten grandchildren, Kristin Marting Welling (Zach), Kevin Martin, Ben, Daniel, Caroline, Grace Ciuca, Alexis and Ethan Berry, Megan and Joel Aring. 

Posted: August 20, 2018
72nd Anniversary and 94th Birthday

Herb and Virginia Kratzer will be celebrating their 72nd Wedding Anniversary and Virginia's 94th birthday on August 16. The couple was married on August 16, 1946 in Dishler, ohio. Herb served in World War II and retired from First Federal Bank of Wood County, and Virginia is a retired beautician. They have four children: Dennis, Lima, Douglas (Sheila). Dana, and Darla (Dave) Schulte, all of Bowling Green, four grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. 

Posted: August 20, 2018

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