OTTOVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Robert “Bob” Byrne, of Ottoville, will celebrate 60 years of marriage May 1, 2014. A family gathering will be held May 3, 2014 at Dick’s Steak House, in Kalida.
Byrne and the former Emma Jean Schnipke were married May 1, 1954, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, in Kalida, by Father Richard Wise.
They are the parents of three sons, Rick (Jayne) Byrne, Michael (Jean) Byrne and Carl (Nancy) Byrne, all of Ottoville; and one daughter, Shirley Wilhelm, of Ottoville. They have 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.
Byrne is retired from Immaculate Conception Church, in Ottoville. His wife is retired from Eaton Corp., in Van Wert.