Lowers celebrate gold year

Elaine and Wilmer Lower

LEETONIA — Wilmer and Elaine Lower, Leetonia, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at their winter home in Mesa, Ariz., as well as a cruise in June to the Caribbean.

The former Elaine Long married Wilmer Lower on Sept. 23, 1967 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Leetonia.

Mr. Lower was a member of the National Guard, worked at Crestview Schools and farmed for most of his life.

Mrs. Lower works for Weight Watchers, volunteers at church and mentors at Crestview Elementary School.

The couple has three daughters, Annette Lower, Leetonia; Sharon (Jason) Black, Gilbert, Ariz; and Evie (Nick) Kellogg, Lake Leelanau, Mich; and one grandson.