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70th Anniversary - Lindquist









Robert and Myrna Lindquist, of Elyria, will celebrate their

70th wedding anniversary on Aug. 5, 2014. The couple met on

a blind date at Miami University. They married during one of

Robert’s brief military leaves. The Rev. Homer Courtney performed

the ceremony at the First United Methodist Church in


Myrna successfully raised five children while working at JC

Penney, from which she retired in 1983. In her spare time, she

enjoys playing cards, reading, sewing, and spending time with

friends and family. It’s said, Myrna has a smile that lights up

any room!

Robert retired in 1985 from Ford Motor Company as an

industrial engineer. He also served as an aviation radio airman

first class in the U.S. Navy during WWII, serving on blimps.

Robert is a graduate of Bowling Green State University. He has

always enjoyed woodworking projects and continues to enjoy

golfing, reading, completing puzzles, playing cards and spending

time with friends and family.

Robert and Myrna are members of the First United

Methodist Church in Elyria. They have five children, Sandra

(Craig) Koontz of Swansea, Illinois, Patricia (James) Trocchio

of Ashtabula, Rebecca (Bill) Voit of Elyria, Steve (Kim)

Lindquist of Greenville, South Carolina, Michael Lindquist

(deceased); nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Their 70th anniversary will proudly be celebrated in

Geneva-on-the-Lake with family.

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