June 2, 2013
WAPAKONETA — Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Knoch, of Wapakoneta, will celebrate 60 years of marriage June 5, 2013. A family dinner will be held at a later date. The couple request that gifts be omitted.
Knoch and the former Jeanette Shaner were married June 5, 1953, in Russells Point, by the bride’s brother-in-law, the Rev. Ralph Shellenbarger.
They are the parents of four daughters, Diane (Keith) Fahncke and Karla (Steve) Jenkins, both of Wapakoneta, Lynette (Pat) Harter, of Lima and Kelly (Doug) Smith, of Prospect. They have 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Knoch is retired from Ohio Carpenter’s #372. His wife is retired from Clark Equipment.