LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Fazel celebrated 70 years of marriage recently with a family gathering Aug. 19 at their residence.
Fazel and Charlene Hoffman were married Aug. 21, 1948, in Richland Center, Wis., by the Rev. Alva Beeman.
They are the parents of four children, Dale (Pamela) Fazel, of Morgantown, Ky.; Dena (Peter) Heighton, of Ann Arbor, Mich.; Virginia (Mark) Bohn, of Lima; and Mark (Marie Sproull) Fazel, of Salina, Mich. They have five grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and 13 step-great-grandchildren.
Fazel retired fro DT&I Railroad in 1982. His wife is also retired.