The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

February 2, 2014

Straws to note 60th date


Submitted to The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Straw of Ebensburg will note their 60th wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows and a reception dinner at First Christian Church, Ebensburg, hosted by their sons and daughters on Friday.

Mr. Straw and the former Margaret Elizabeth Lloyd were married Feb. 6, 1954, in Winchester, Va.

Mr. Straw retired after 37 years’ service as a service manager at Cambria Tractor.

Mrs. Straw retired after 23 years’ service as a registered nurse at Mercy Hospital, Johnstown.

The Straws are active members at First Christian Church, Ebensburg.

They are the parents of six children: William, Ebensburg; Peg, wife of Cass Purcell, Sausalito, Calif.; Linda, wife of Randy Blick, Patton; Cathy, wife of Paul Semour, Ebensburg; Karen, Johnstown; and Richard, Nanty Glo.

There are 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.