Howard and Ruth Quinlin of Bethesda will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Wednesday, Sept. 26.
They were united in marriage Sept. 26, 1942 at Mineral City, Ohio, with the Rev. Russell Goodhart officiating.
Ruth Quinlin is the daughter of the late Edward and Blanche Knapp. She is a retired beautician and the former owner-operator of Ruth's Beauty Shop in Bethesda.
Quinlin is the son of the late Edna Quinlin. He is retired from Consolidation Coal Co.
They have two sons. The family includes Richard of Bethesda and David and his wife, Elizabeth, of Wheeling.
They have three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A family dinner is planned to celebrate their anniversary. Notes of congratulation may be sent to the Quinlins at P.O. Box 176, Bethesda, OH 43719.