WINTERSVILLE - Curtis and Joan Doan of Wintersville celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 23 with a gathering of family and friends.
They were married on June 22, 1963, at Richmond United Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Roger L. Bush officiating.
He is the son of the late William E. Doan and Frances Burgess Doan Dillon.
He is an Air Force veteran and retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel with 28 years of service.
She is the daughter of the late Clifford and Alice Martin Swickard. She is a homemaker who worked at the Treasure Island Department Store, Tri County Printing and Spanky's Restaurant.
They have four children: Kurtis of Alaska, Darla Eckersberg of Wintersville, Kevin of Steubenville and Amiee Byers of Canal Winchester, Ohio.
There are seven grandchildren.