60th year for North Lima couple

NORTH LIMA – Pete and Shirley Wellman, North Lima, will be honored for their 60th anniversary with an open house, hosted by their family, from 1-4 p.m. March 23 at Wellman’s Flower Shop, Columbiana.

The former Shirley Arkwright, married Peter Wellman on March 17, 1954 at the Paradise United Church of Christ.

A former Beaver Township trustee and fire chief, Mr. Wellman works at Wellman’s Flower Show.

Mrs. Wellman worked in the South Range High School office for 27 before her retirement.

They owned the Idle Hour Restaurant in North Lima for 27 and are members of Paradise UCC.

They couple have four children, Patty (Tom) Roller, North Lima; Marilyn (Chris) Hatch, Canfield; Cheryl (Tom) Hudzik, Salem; and Beverly Wellman, North Lima; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.