Mr. and Mrs. John Flenniken

EAST SPRINGFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. John F. Flenniken of East Springfield will mark their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 13.

Flenniken, a native of Salem Township, and the former Ida Frances June of Follansbee were united in marriage on Feb. 13, 1971, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Follansbee by the Rev. Harold Moore.

He is a retired teacher from the Indian Creek school system, 1961-1991, and a former part-time instructor at the current Eastern Gateway Community College, 1990-1999.

She was the owner and operator of Flenniken’s Greenhouse in Salem Township from 1971 to 1992.

The Flennikens are longtime members of St. John Fisher Catholic Church in Richmond.

The have two children, Mark Flenniken, at home, and Rita Brooks of Steubenville. They have seven grandchildren and two great-grandsons.


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