STEUBENVILLE - John and Theresa Galownia of Steubenville celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Feb. 1. A family dinner was held Jan. 31 at their home.
The couple were united in marriage Feb. 1, 1945, at St. Agnes Church in Mingo Junction with the Rev. William Young officiating.
She is the daughter of the late John and Anna Buchmelter. He is the son of the late Victor and Mary Galownia and was employed at Ohio Nut and Washer Co. in Mingo Junction. They are members of St. Peter's Church.
They have nine children: Theresa Warenski of Libertyville, Ill., Christina Greer of Weirton, Anna Galownia of Follansbee, Marion Caro of Las Vegas, Nev., John E. and Rachel Stillwagon of Bloomingdale, George of Ocean City, N.J., Mark of West Hampton, N.J., and Anita King of Pittsburgh.
The couple have 18 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.