Celebrating 45 years of marriage

Larry and Priscilla Etzel, of Wellsboro, celebrate 45 years of marriage on March 23. They were married by Fred Poeppel, now, and Gene Lenk, then, in Shippensville. The Etzels are members of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Wellsboro.

The former Priscilla Ruth Reck, of Bridgman, Michigan, is the daughter of the late Paul and Ella Reck. She graduated from St. Paul’s Lutheran in Bridgman, Michigan, in 1952. She is a house wife.

Larry, of Knox, is the son of the late Leland K. and Lucy Etzel. He graduated from Keystone High, in Knox, in 1966, and South Western Michigan in Dowagiac, Michigan, in 1974. He served in the United States Air Force during Vietnam and has worked in sales for Forney Industry in Fort Collins, Colorado.

The couple are the parents of Heather Ace, of Westfield, Lara Stiles, of Jacksonville, North Carolina, Brenda Black and Darren Etzel, both of Dowagic, Michigan, and the late Byron Etzel. They have eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

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