SOMMER: 50th wedding anniversary

MARTINS FERRY – Keith A. and Carolyn “Carol” A. Sommer celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 9. They were united in marriage June 8, 1963 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in New Lebanon, Ohio (suburb of Dayton) with the Rev. James Kennell officiating the ceremony.

Sommer is the son of the late Karl W. Sommer, Sr., and Carrie McDermott Sommer and has been a practicing attorney for 47 years in Martins Ferry.

His wife, Carol, is the daughter of Dolores M. Rauch of Germantown, Ohio and the late Robert F. Rauch.

They have three daughters. The family includes Christine Furbee and her husband, Jeff, of Columbus; Michele and her husband, Jonathan Turk of Mahwah, New Jersey and Julie of Seattle, Washington; three grandchildren: Jackson, Calvin and Carrie Furbee.

A family celebration will be held at a later date at Niagara Falls.