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Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Prine Sr.
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 12:47 AM
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Prine Sr.

Robert and Betty Prine Sr. observed 68 years of marriage on Aug. 29.

They celebrated with a large family gathering for a cookout at daughter Irene’s home in Delphos.

Robert and the former Betty Truax were married on Aug. 29, 1945, at the bride’s parent’s home on Shaffer Street in Van Wert, the Rev. E.E. Stopher, the groom’s grandfather, officiating.

They are the parents of five children, Irene (Donald) Lehman of Delphos, Sheila (Doug) Metzger of Minster, Glen (Janet) Prine of Delphos, Gary (Laura) Prine of Kendallville, Ind., and Robert Prine Jr. is deceased. They also have 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Robert is a World War II Army veteran and retired from Fruehauf. Betty is a homemaker.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 12:46 AM

Larry and Shirley Hammond of Delphos announce the engagement of their daughter, Traci Ann, to Nicholas Lee Miller, son of Terry and Shirley Miller of Ottoville.

The couple will exchange vows on Oct. 12 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ottoville.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Fort Jennings High School and received a bachelor of arts in speech and hearing science from The Ohio State University in 2010. She will graduate in May 2014 with a doctor of audiology from OSU. She is a student extern at Auglaize Audiology and Lima Memorial Hospital.

Her fiance is a 2006 graduate of Ottoville High School and received his bachelor’s of chemical engineering from the University of Dayton in 2011. He is employed at Ashland in Lima.

Mr. and Mrs. Doug Drerup
Monday, August 26, 2013 12:02 AM | Updated ( Monday, August 26, 2013 12:10 AM )
Mr. and Mrs. Doug Drerup

Jenni Kraft and Doug Drerup were united in marriage on Nov. 24, 2012, in a double-ring ceremony at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Grove City, the Rev. Dan Milsnor officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Bob Kraft and Jeannie Shaw of Williamsport and Karen Kraft of Youngstown. The groom is the son of Dave and Martha Drerup of Delphos.

Maid of honor was Erica Given of Pittsburgh, Penn., friend.

Bridesmaids included Tabitha Blankenship of Huntington, W.Va., friend; and Laura Calandros of Chicago, friend.

Best men were Craig Drerup of Pickerington and Mark Drerup of Delphos, brothers of the groom.

Usher was Steve Trentman of Pickerington, friend.

Grandparents of the groom are Bernice Drerup and the late Leo Drerup and the late Wilfred and Mary Steyer. Grandparents of the bride are Ted Kraft and the late Donna Kraft and the late Andy and Angie Krainock.

Immediately following the ceremonies, a reception was held at Due Amici Restaurant in downtown Columbus.

Following a wedding trip to Las Vegas, the couple will reside in Grove City.

The bride is a graduate of Marshall University, where she was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She owns a local bridal shop in Columbus.

The groom is a graduate of The Ohio State University and is an engineer with Yazaki North America.

Monday, August 26, 2013 12:00 AM

Mike and Pam Carder of Delphos announce the engagement of their daughter, Renee, to Austin Knick, son of George Knick of Greenville and Denice Knick of Delphos.

The couple will exchange vows on Sept. 7 at Spencerville Church of the Nazarene.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Rhodes State College and is employed at Perry proTECH of Lima.

Her fiance is a graduate of UNOH and is currently attending Ferris State. He is employed at Emerson Climate Technologies.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Suever
Monday, August 26, 2013 12:00 AM | Updated ( Tuesday, September 03, 2013 12:48 AM )
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Suever

Richard and Rita Suever will observe 55 years of marriage on Sept. 13.

A family gathering in planned.

Richard and Rita Carmean were united in marriage on Sept. 13, 1958, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Albert Ottenweller officiating.

They are the parents of three children, Richard (Doris Line) Suever Jr., Pamela Ricker and Paula (Rob) Ruda of Delphos. They also have seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Richard is retired from the Kroger Co. Rita is retired from the cafeteria at St. John’s Schools.