Carl and Frances Gillilan of Coolville, Ohio, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on May 15.
They were married May 15, 1942, at the Methodist Parsonage in Reedsville, Ohio, by Rev. E.L.Miller.
Carl is the son of the late Stanley and Florence Gillilan. He is a retired mail carrier and a retired United Brethren minister.
Frances is the daughter of the late Edward and Freda Blake. In addition to being a Pastor’s wife, she was secretary and time keeper for L.C.Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc, Syracuse,N.Y., during World War II. Her preferred role in life was that of a homemaker and mother.
They are the parents of Roger (Sharon) Gillilan of Dayton; Linda (Jim) Frey of Belpre; Joyce Smith of Lancaster; and David Gillilan of Coolville. They have six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Cards may be sent to the Rev and Mrs. Carl Gillilan, c/o Linda Frey, 100 Crestwood Court, Belpre, Ohio, 45714.