• ER20151202_soc ann Esbenshade
    Esbenshades married 75 years

    Adam and Alta (Burkhart) Esbenshade celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary recently. They were married Nov. 15, 1940, at the home of Bishop Paul Graybill, who officiated the ceremony. The Esbenshades were church planters in Alabama, Connecticut, and...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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    Bearingers married 60 years

    Ralph and Nedra Bearinger of Denver will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this week. They were married at Muddy Creek Lutheran Church on Oct. 23, 1955. Ralph retired in 1992 from Herman R. Ewell Inc, Blue Ball,...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • ER20151028_SocAnnZimmerman63552
    Zimmermans married 60 years

    G. Harold and Irene Zimmerman, of New Holland, formerly of Akron, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were wed Oct. 1, 1955 at Weaverland Mennonite Church, in a ceremony officiated by Bishop Paul Graybill. Harold was...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • LR20151029_SocAnnLausch
    Lauschs married 70 years

    Burnell and Kathleen (Henry) Lausch of Ephrata, formerly of Manheim and Lancaster, recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 20, 1945 in Bel Air, Md. They are the parents of two children: Sandra, wife...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • ER20151029_soc ann Copenhaver 3
    Copenhavers married 65 years

    Perry and Margaret (Grove) Copenhaver, of Ephrata, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 9, 1950. Perry was employed at Warner Lambert, Lititz. Margaret worked at Atlas Manufacturing, Ephrata. They both enjoy volunteering at...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • ER20151021_SocAnnMartin
    Martins married 60 years

    Harold and Twila Martin, of Stevens, will soon celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 29, 1955. Harold was employed as a mechanic in the garment industry for 30 years. He was also employed part-time...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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  • ER20151014_SocAnnWise
    Married 65 years

    Arlene and Jacob Wise Jr. celebrated their 65th anniversary recently. They were married by the Rev. Samuel Givler, the bride’s uncle, in Laureldale, on Sept. 23, 1945. Jacob is a retired plastering contractor and Arlene is a...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • ER20150930_SocAnnHorning1
    Hornings married 60 years

    Paul S. and Anna W. Horning, of Ephrata, will soon be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The Hornings were married Oct. 9, 1955. Paul was a dairy farmer all his life. Anna enjoys quilting and baking. They...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • ER20150930_SocAnnShearer1
    Shearers married 50 years

    LeRoy H and Elva F (Rudy) Shearer, Ephrata, will mark their 50th anniversary this week. They were married Oct. 2, 1965 at Muddy Creek Lutheran Church in Denver. LeRoy is employed by Whitaker Motors and is self...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • ER20150923_SocAnnBrendle
    Brendles married 60 years

    Clair and Alverta (Carnell) Brendle, of Ephrata, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last week. The two were married Sept. 17, 1955. They are the proud parents of two sons: Timothy, of Ephrata; and Michael, of Lancaster. Clair...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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