Anniversary – Church 70th

Mr. and Mrs. Walter and Doris Church of Newton Falls will celebrate 70 years of marriage Aug. 21, 2018.

Walter met the former Doris Schrecengost while on leave from Germany while he was serving in the U.S. Army, and they were married Aug. 21, 1948, at the Lutheran Church in Lordstown.

Walter retired from Republic Steel in 1982 after 38 years of service, and at 91 years of age still works the farm started by his father.

Doris is a homemaker who enjoys sewing and spending time with family and her four-legged companion, Lacey.

The couple have six children, Carol (Ron) Baker of Fishers, Ind., Brenda Church of Newton Falls, Dennis (Lorri) Church of Newton Falls, Kenneth Church of Florida, Julie (Chris) Peach of Omaha, Neb., and Lisa (Brian) Shade of Lordstown. They also have 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

The fun-loving couple were members of the North Hills Church of God for 20 years.

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