A cake and punch reception will be held Sept. 15 at the Greenford Christian Church to honor Mr. and Mrs. Samuel G. Durr Sr. of 5558 W. South Range Road, Salem, on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. Family and friends are invited from 2 to 5 p.m.
The former Gail LaVerne Patrick and Mr. Durr were married on Nov. 11, 1962, by the Rev. Robert Irwin at the Minerva Methodist Church.
Mr. Durr is a sheet metal worker with Local #33 and retired from Roth Bros Inc. on Nov. 1, 2000. He is a member of Greenford Christian Church and secretary-treasurer of Sheet Metal Workers Retirees Club.
Mrs. Durr is employed at Akron Children's Hospital. She is a member of Greenford Christian Church and Green Township Ladies Auxiliary.
Their children and spouses are Samuel G. (Susan) Durr of Columbiana, Scott E. (Tracy) Durr of Lisbon and Steven C. (Edyta) Durr of Canton, Ga. The Durrs also have seven grandchildren.