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Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Moenter PDF Print
Monday, August 19, 2013 12:00 AM

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Moenter 2013Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Moenter of Delphos will observe 50 years of marriage on Aug. 24.

To celebrate, a family trip was taken to Myrtle Beach.

Gordon “Gordie” and the former Imelda “Minnie” Utrup were united in marriage on Aug. 24, 1963, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Jennings, the Rev. John H. Miller, cousin of the bride, officiating.

They are the parents of four children, Dr. Darlene (Ruben) Rodriguez of Fairview Park, Michael (Stephanie) Moenter of Delphos, Cheryl (Anthony) Balsamo of Fort Wayne and Michelle “Munch” Moenter of Delphos. They also have eight grandchildren, Matthew and Lauren Rodriguez, Brenda (Adam) Crowe, Chris (Katie Page) Moenter, Justin and Sarah Moenter and Felicia and Dylan Balsamo; and one grandson, Ruben Rodriguez Jr. is deceased. They also have a great-grandson, Landen Moenter.

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Moenter 1963The couple are former owners and operators of M&G Inc. and Gordon is actively engaged in farming.

Last Updated on Sunday, August 18, 2013 11:34 PM
Kidney/Pohlman PDF Print
Monday, August 19, 2013 12:00 AM

Kidney/PohlmanMichael and Jane Kidney of Plano, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alison, to Andrew Pohlman, son of Joe and Chris Pohlman of Delphos.

The couple will exchange vows on Aug. 31 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Darien, Ill.

The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Montini Catholic High School, Lombard, Ill., and attended Columbia College of Chicago. She is a paralegal with Codilis and Associates, PC in Burr Ridge Ill.

Her fiance is a 2005 graduate of St. John’s High School and a 2009 graduate of Columbia College in Chicago, with a BA in film and video. He is a video engineer with Major League Baseball.

Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Miller PDF Print
Monday, August 19, 2013 12:00 AM

Mr. and Mrs. Norbert MillerMr. and Mrs. Norbert Miller will observe 60 years of marriage on Aug. 22.

To celebrate, a Mass of Thanksgiving will be held at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 25 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ottoville, followed by a family dinner and an open house from 2-4 p.m. in the Parish Center.

Norbert and the former Angela Kahle were married on Aug. 22, 1953, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Kalida, the Rev. Weis officiating.

They are the parents of five children, Ronald (June) Miller of Ottoville, Deb (Steve) Klaus of Lima, Gene (Sheila) Miller and Dennis (Bonnie) Miller of Ottoville and Randy (Darlene) Miller of Elida. They also have 14 grandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

Norbert owned, operated and retired from Norb Miller’s Repair. Angela retired from the Ottoville Local Schools cafeteria.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gable PDF Print
Monday, August 12, 2013 12:04 AM

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene GableEugene “Gene” and Joyce Gable of Delphos will observe 50 years of marriage on Aug. 17.

The will celebrate with a family dinner followed by an open house from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 1 at the K of C hall on Elida Road in Delphos. Please, no gifts.

Eugene and the former Joyce Smith were married on Aug. 17, 1963, at St. Charles Catholic Church in Lima, Father Cleo Schmenk officiating.

They have five children: daughter Cheri (Phil) Verhoff of Ottawa and sons Mike (Deb) Gable of Fort Jennings, Todd (Maribeth) Gable of Delphos, Clark (Lisa) Gable of Decatur, Ind., and Rick (Angie) Gable of Delphos. They also have 12 grandchildren and one grandson is deceased.

Eugene retired from Holland-Binkley/Fruehauf. Joyce retired from First Financial Bank.

Last Updated on Sunday, August 18, 2013 11:31 PM
Mr. and Mrs. David Loudenslager PDF Print
Monday, August 12, 2013 12:02 AM

Mr. and Mrs. David LoudenslagerThe Casa Marina in Key West, Fla., formed the setting for the April 27, 2013, beach wedding of Shalynn Ann Fortman and David Douglas Loudenslager. Rev. Steve Torrence officiated the 6:30 p.m. sunset exchange of vows.

Parents of the couple are Catherine and John Fortman of Ottawa and Barbara and Doug Loudenslager of Columbus.

The bride wore a V-neck sleeveless organza and lace dress with hand-beaded lace bodice with rouched organza midriff with slim skirt and scalloped hemline. Shay carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas.

Maid of Honor was Heather McGlaughlin of Ottawa, friend of the couple. Bridesmaids were Branden Fortman of Bluffton, sister-in-law of the bride; Jennifer Loudenslager of Xenia, sister of the groom; Jessica Fields of Columbus, friend of the couple; Amber Maidment of Pittsburgh, Penn., friend of the couple; and Holly Unterbrink of Naperville, Ill., friend of the couple.

Best Man was Blake Buhl of Indianapolis, friend of the couple. Groomsmen were Jonathan Fortman of Bluffton, brother of the bride; Chris Loudenslager of West Lafayette, Ind., brother of the groom; Zack Fortman of Ottawa, brother of the bride; Bryan Walker of Columbus, friend of the couple; and Kevin Unterbrink of Naperville, friend of the couple.

A steel drum band played outside during the cocktail hour. Then, dinner and dancing for approximately 100 guests followed on the deck and inside of the Casa Marina Resort.

After a wedding trip to Kauai and Maui, the couple is at home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The bride is a graduate of Ottawa-Glandorf High School and Bowling Green State University with a business marketing degree. She works for the Florida Yacht Brokers Association in Fort Lauderdale.

The groom is a graduate of Van Wert High School and The Ohio State University with a construction management degree and works as a project manager for Duke Realty in Weston, Fla.


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