Mr. and Mrs. Donald G. Shontz Sr. of Liberty celebrated their 65th anniversary with a dinner hosted by their children, Deborah Duer of Vienna, Donald G. (Michele) Shontz Jr. of Miamisburg and Mark D. (Sissy) Shontz Sr. of Lordstown.
Donald and the former Leona Richards were married Dec. 12, 1952, at the Churchill United Methodist Church in Liberty.
Mr. Shontz retired from Ohio Bell and Mrs. Shontz was a homemaker.
They have three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Over the year, the couple enjoyed camping, traveling, gardening and spending time with their family and friends.