LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Brown are celebrating 70 years of marriage. A family lunch at Old Barn Out Back is planned.
Brown and the former Eleanor Graham were married Sept. 16, 1950, at the EUB parsonage in Portland, Indiana, by the Rev. L.G. Wertz.
They are the parents of four children, Vickie Beshalske, of Oregon, Ohio, James (Jill) Brown, of Harrod, Steve (Vicky) Brown, of Bluffton, and Dee (Lad) Rack, of Little River, South Carolina. A son, Michael A. Brown, is deceased.
Brown retired from Clark Equipment and General Dynamics. His wife retired from Bath schools.