Leetonia couple marks 60th year

LEETONIA – Michael and Donna “Mickey” (McDonal) Solmen, Leetonia, recently celebrated their 60th anniversary with a surprise party hosted by their daughter Judy (Ken) Brown. The party took place at the Brown farm in Hanoverton.

The couple were united in marriage on July 3, 1954 at the Emmanuel Church in Salem.

Mr. Solmen worked at the Deming Co. and Hunt Valve in Salem.

Mrs. Solmen worked at Superior Wallpaper and Paint, as well as Weyant’s Paint and Wallcovering, in Salem.

Along with their daughter, they also have a son, Mark Solmen, Phoenix, Arizona; seven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.