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Columbiana couple marks 66th year

February 13, 2010
Morning Journal News

COLUMBIANA - Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur H. Martin, 422 Fairfield Avenue, Columbiana, were honored on the occasion of their 66th wedding anniversary Jan. 24 with a family open house reception at their home. The reception was hosted by their children and grandchildren with relatives welcome from 2-4 pm.

The former Winifred (Winnie) L. Martin married Wilbur Martin before the fireplace in the same house where she was born and now currently resides, in a ceremony conducted by the Rev. J.K. McDivitt of the Columbiana First Presbyterian Church on January 23, 1944.

Mr. Martin was a self-employed farmer and worked at The National Rubber Company.

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Wilbur and Winnie Martin

Mrs. Martin was a milk inspector for the former Tech Dairy in Boardman, and later read meters for the Village of Columbiana.

The couple have three children: Robert (Judy) Martin, Louise Best, all of Columbiana; and DeErla (Ed) Schaefer, Greenford. They also have seven grandchildren 20 great-grandchildren.



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