Mr. and Mrs. Bill Kidder

EAST LIVERPOOL – Bill and Judy Kidder celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on June 15.

The couple were married June 15, 1963, at Ohltown Methodist Church in Austintown.

A small family gathering was held at the Kidder residence on Saturday evening with a picnic-style meal.

He is the son of William and Marcella Kidder Sr. and is retired from the Columbiana County Engineer’s Department.

She is the daughter of Donald and Helen Dieter and is employed as a grief counselor at the Dawson Funeral Home. She was a former president of the Steubenville District of the United Methodist Women.

They are active in the United Methodist Women and United Methodist Church activities.

They have a daughter and two sons: Laura Swain of Rolling Prairie, Ind., and Dean and Michael, both of East Liverpool. They have nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.