Golden year for North Lima couple
NORTH LIMA — Richard and Marilyn (Bartholomew) Carr will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Sunday, March 21.
They were married at the North Lima Mennonite Church by her father, Pastor Richard Bartholomew. They have lived in North Lima where Richard farmed for over 50 years. Marilyn is retired from teaching at Wellsville High School.
They are the parents of three children. Rocky and Hope reside in North Lawrence, Ohio where he is the pastor at Pleasant View Mennonite Church. Randy and Deanne live in Corry, Pa., where he is the pastor at Beaverdam Mennonite Church. Marla and Christopher Freitag live in Tipp City, Ohio. She is a registered nurse and works at Miami Valley and St. Elizabeth’s hospitals. Richard and Marilyn have 16 grandchildren.
Last Sunday, following comments by Pastor Bob Wengerd, a prayer of blessing was given at the North Lima Mennonite Church by her father, Pastor Richard Bartholomew, s to mark the occasion.