LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. James A. McPheron are celebrating 70 years of marriage.
McPheron and the former Catherine J. Garner were married Aug. 30, 1947, at St. Rose Catholic Church, Lima, by the Rev. Edward Dunn.
They are the parents of four children, Deb Vandivier, of Dayton, Tom (Janet) McPheron, of Lima, Mary Fredericks, of Dayton, and Jim McPheron, of Lima. A son, Mike McPheron, is deceased. They have four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
McPheron retired from Clark Equipment. His wife is a homemaker.