Schmidts mark their golden milepost


Karl R. and Patricia Schmidt of Warren marked the 50th anniversary of their marriage July 6.

They will celebrate at a family dinner, hosted by their children and grandchildren, at a later time.

The couple have two children, Robert (Vickie) Schmidt of Girard and Traci (Dan) Romer of Cuyahoga Falls.

They also have four grandchildren, Emily Schmidt and Andrew, Colin and Haylee Romer.

The couple were married July 6, 1963, at Evansville Baptist Church in Mineral Ridge.

Mrs. Schmidt, who is the former Patricia Whittaker, worked as a cashier and clerk for Woolworth Co. in Niles for 12 years and for the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Warren for more than seven years.

She retired in 2005.

Mr. Schmidt worked 23 years as a laborer and machine operator at I.T.T. Grinnell and 23 years for Dietrich Industries, both in Warren.

He retired in 2010.

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