Mr. and Mrs. Larry L. Stiffler of Newton Falls celebrated their 50th anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 1. 2014.
Larry and the former Marie "Mary Jo" Minnick were married Feb. 1, 1964 in St. Ambrose Church in Garrettsville. Father George Franko officiated.
Larry, a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, worked 19 years at Newton Falls Rockwell International. After it closed, he worked 25 years with the Newton Falls School System, retiring in 2009. Marie retired from Trumbull Memorial Hospital. She is the author of a children's book, "Trumpet."
They have four children, Michele Adair, Terry (Karla) Stiffler, Cletis (Billie) Stiffler and Josanne (Mark) Bodo. They also have seven grandchildren.
The couple have enjoyed traveling to Hawaii, Alaska, across Canada by train and a cruise through the entire Panama Canal.
They will continue their celebration with family dinner in the future.