Allen and Doris Klingensmith of Vernon celebrated their 65th anniversary as the honored guests of family members at the Cafe 422 and then at a small gathering at their home in Vernon.
Allen Dale Klingensmith and the former Doris Ann Fair were united in marriage Sept. 18, 1948, at the Orangeville United Methodist Church.
Mr. Klingensmith is the retired owner / operator of Statline Auto Body in Vernon. Mrs. Klingensmith was the former bookeeper / accountant of the business and a homemaker.
They have one son, Jeffrey of Georgia, and seven daughters, Marilyn of Canton, Karen of Vernon, Rhonda and Janice of Kinsman, Lisa of Cleveland, Vicki of South Carolina and Cindy of Gustavus. They also have 23 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.