KELNER: 60th wedding anniversary

PLEASANT GROVE – Vince and Ella (Joyce) Kelner will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1.

Kelner is the son of the late Gus and Lena Kelner. He is retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel in Martins Ferry and also retired from many years of playing his accordion in his band: “Vince Kelner’s Esquires”. He currently works part time for Whitesides in St. Clairsville. His wife, Joyce, is the daughter of the late Donald and Ella Neavin. She is a retired school bus driver for Buckeye Local School District. They are members of the First Presbyterian Church of Martins Ferry.

They are parents of four children: Vince Jr., and his wife, Sandy, of Bridgeport; Jeff, of Pleasant Grove, Jackie Smolenak and her husband, Mick, of Barton; and Kelly of Bridgeport. They also have seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A family dinner will be held at The Farm restaurant in their honor.