LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Dahlke, of Lima, celebrated 70 years of marriage May 14, 2014. They celebrated with a luncheon at their church. There will also be a dinner with their immediate family.
Don and the former Betty Jean Wiesenmayer were married May 14, 1944 at the Congregational Church in Tampa Fla, by the Rev. Walter Metcalf. Don was stationed at McKinley Air force base and he had that weekend off and so they decided to get married.
They have two children a son, Jeff (Beth) Dahlke of Indianapolis, IN., and a daughter, Rebecca (Jim) Maeder of Mt. Pleasant, WI. They also have three grandsons.
Don is retired from Shawnee Alliance Church and Pangles Master Markets. His wife is a homemaker.