Stricklins Mark 40th Year

Arthur W. and Susan M. Kocher Stricklin of Wheeling are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, Oct. 28.

They were united in marriage Oct. 28, 1967 at Elm Grove United Methodist Church, Wheeling, with the late Rev. James Browning officiating.

Susan Stricklin is the daughter of the late Paul and Virginia Barcus Kocher of Wheeling. She is a 1965 graduate of Sherrard High School and has been employed by Ohio County Schools as a secretary for nearly 30 years. Currently, she is working at Middle Creek Elementary School.

Stricklin is the son of the late Charles and Ethel Wells Stricklin of Roney’s Point. He is a 1964 graduate of McKinley Vocational High School and a recently retired heavy equipment mechanic who worked at RECO Equipment in Morristown and Savage Construction in Wheeling.

They have two daughters. The family includes Stephanie White and her husband, Jess, of Phillippi and Jennifer Gittings and her husband, David, of Triadelphia. They have two granddaughters.

A special family dinner will be given in their honor.