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                    Beaver 51st Wedding Anniversary Noted

                             Beaver, Charles and Sanders, Iva

     GALLIPOLIS - Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beaver observed their 51st wedding anniversary Dec. 5. Mr. Beaver and the former Iva Sanders were married in Gallia County, Dec. 5, 1934 by Rev, Jennings Cremeans.
     The Beavers are the parents of seven children; Charlene Slone, and Barbara Randolph, Gallipolis; Roger Beaver, Hallsville; Kaye Richards, Flat Rock, Mich.; Keith Beaver, Washington C.H.; Ronnie Beaver, Chillicothe; and Rebecca Calburn, Clarksburg. They have 18 grandchildren, four great-granddaughters, and 2 step grandsons.
      Mr. Beaver is retired from the engineering department of Veterans Administration Medical Center. He served in the Army during World War ii. Just recently he received the Grand Cross of Homage, for Fidelity and Merit during Military Action in the Ardennes from Dec. 15, 1944 to Jan. 25, 1945. He was also conferred as honorary Lifetime Member of the Military Order of the Ardennes.

Gallipolis Daily Tribune
December 15, 1985
Transcribed by Marian Schoonover