Wilhelmina and John E. Willoughby

May 19, 2013

LIMA Mr. and Mrs. John E. Willoughby, of Lima, celebrated 70 years of marriage May 18, 2013.

Willoughby and the former Wilhelmina Briem were married May 18, 1943, by Samual W. Marble.

They are the parents of two sons, Tim Willoughby, of Lima and Jack Willoughby, of Pasadena, Calif; and two daughters, Linda Smith of Sylvania and Cindie Gummel, of Philadelphia, Pa. They have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Willoughby is retired from Montgomery Wards. His wife is retired from Lima Senior High School.