60 years ago
Sept. 6, 1962
Marilyn Belton of Lost Springs, 1962 Marion County fair queen, joined 45 other local models Friday and Saturday evening in a style show of fashions at Van’s in Marion. The show was held in the windows and featured school and sport clothes for children and women, as well as dress-up dresses, suits, and coats.
A picnic Sunday noon at Memorial Park in Hillsboro honored two couples, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Hett of Marion and Mr. and Mrs. Reno Penner of Hillsboro, who were married recently.
John Summervill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Summervill, has accepted a teaching position in the 7th and 8th grades at Strong City Grade School.
Carol Conyers and Warren Vogel, both of Marion, were married Aug. 26 in the Evangelical United Brethren Church.
Rita Jost was guest of honor at a party Aug. 29 honoring her 12th birthday. Among those spending the afternoon swimming and riding horses were Shelley Hett, Jeannie Keazer, Kathy Perkins, Becky Coe, Linda Helmer, Susan Yeagley, Madeline Thompson, and Jill Kline.
Funeral services were Saturday afternoon at Thompson Funeral Home for Dorothy Shahan, who died early Monday morning. She had been employed the past 20 years as clerk and secretary in the Marion County engineer’s office.
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