The Browns

Eugene and Rita Brown of Tiffin plan to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, with family at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, followed by a luncheon at Carmie’s Trophy Room.

Gene and Rita (Depinet) were married Feb. 23, 1957, at the original St. Aloysius Church in Republic.

Rita is the daughter of the late Alvin and Regina Depinet of Tiffin and is retired from home child care.

Gene is the son of the late Edmund and Loretta Brown of Reed and is retired from Schoen Builders and independent carpentry work.

They are the parents of three children, Christine (Gary) Geise of Perrysburg, Theresa (Jerry) Niedermier of Republic and Dennis of Columbus. They are proud grandparents of six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.