XCOLUMBIANA -- An open reception has been planned for 2 to 4 p.m. June 11 to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Ernest and Adele Zeitler of 3118 Middleton Road.
The event will take place at East Fairfield United Methodist Church, 45675 state Route 558 in New Waterford. The couple are requesting no gifts.
The couple's children and spouses hosting the event are Anne Zeitler of Ashtabula and Eileen and Randy McCall, Dale and Theresa Zeitler and Laurel and Ed McFarland, all of Columbiana.
Mr. Zeitler and the former Adele Phillips were married June 11, 1955, at Trinity Evangelical United Brethren Church in New Springfield.
Mrs. Zeitler was a middle-school librarian in Lisbon for the Beaver School District before retiring in 1991. Mr. Zeitler is a part-time dragline operator for D & amp;D Mining in New Springfield. He is a member of New Waterford Lions Club.
The couple are members of East Fairfield United Methodist Church, where she is a Sunday school teacher and church librarian.
They have seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.