LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Kent Sawmiller, of Lima, celebrated 60 years of marriage Feb. 11, 2014. A family dinner was held on Feb. 8th. A surprise party was held for them at Faith Evangelical Church on Feb. 9th and their grandson gave them rides on a fire truck on Feb. 11th.
Sawmiller and the former Janet McDorman were married Feb. 11, 1954, in Fort Wayne, Indiana by the Justice of the Peace, John J. McDevitt.
They are the parents of one son, the Rev. Mark (Nancy) Sawmiller, of Star, ID. They have four grandchildren.
Sawmiller is a retired Lima Post Office mail carrier. His wife retired as the executive secretary from U.S. Plastic Corp.