James and Joanne Ditmer
Posted on Oct. 5, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.
GOSHEN — James and Joanne (Jay) Ditmer are celebrating their 60th anniversary this month.
They were married Oct. 10, 1953, at Potsdam (Ohio) Missionary Church.
A family dinner at Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury is being planned, and the couple will enjoy a train trip through West Virginia to celebrate.
Mr. Ditmer is a retired caretaker at Prairie Camp in Elkhart. Mrs. Ditmer is a secretary at Bashor Children’s Home in Goshen.
Their children are Jane Hogue of Mishawaka, Judi DeLay of Arcanum, Ohio, Jean Bjorkland of Mishawaka and Jill Vincic of Elkhart.
They have eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Ditmer live in The Willows, Goshen, and are active members at Liberty Community Church, also in Goshen.