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Oliver and Miriam (Swartzendruber) Yutzy (AP)
Oliver and Miriam Yutzy

Posted on Nov. 2, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

GOSHEN — Oliver and Miriam (Swartzendruber) Yutzy celebrated their 60th anniversary last month.

They were married Oct. 24, 1953, at Lower Deer Creek Mennonite Church, Kalona, Iowa.

They are celebrating with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church, 63846 C.R. 35, Goshen.

Mr. Yutzy is a retired pastor of Mennonite churches in Missouri, Iowa and Indiana. He was an operations manager at Menno-Hof and staff member at Antique Gallery, where he retired from in 2013. Mrs. Yutzy was an administrative assistant at Menno-Hof and retired in 2010.

Their children are Karen (Ron) Mast of Wayland, Iowa; Jon Yutzy (deceased); Mark (Susan) Yutzy of Wayland; Gordon (Donna) Yutzy of Eugene, Ore.; and Barbara (Randall) Miller of Goshen.

They have nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.