Couple Marks 45 Years

Bill and Lucy Forsch of Wheeling celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary Friday, May 17.

They were united in marriage May 17, 1968 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Cleveland, by the Rev. Edward Vajda.

Lucy Forsch is the daughter of Freda Rhodes Rushman of Bridgeport and the late Richard Rushman. She is a graduate of Bellaire High School and is a retired real estate agent for Howe Realty.

Forsch is the son of the late Charles and Leah Forsch of Wheeling. He is a graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School and is a retired coal miner for Consol’s Shoemaker Mine.

They are the parents of two children. The family includes Holley Forsch Bossell and her husband, Joe, of Worthington, Ohio, and Michael of Columbus. They have a grandson.

They celebrated their special day by visiting their children in Columbus and going out to dinner with friends at the Glassworks at Oglebay Park.