SIDNEY — Faye-Ellen and Darrell Spangler, of Sidney, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at a party hosted by their family in the American Legion hall in Sidney. They will continue the celebration on a trip later this year.
Darrell and the former Faye-Ellen Sullivan were married Aug. 10, 1968, in the First United Methodist Church in Wapakoneta. The Rev. Paul W. Steele performed the cremony. Witnesses were acolyte Kevin Sullivan, brother of the bride, matron of honor Kathleen Woodruff, sister of the bride, bridesmaids Judi Shipman Macy and three of Faye’s Delta Zeta sorority sisters, best man Henry Spangler, groomsmen James Spangler, John Spangler and Philip Spangler and placers of the aisle runner Edward Spangler and Daniel Spangler, all brothers of the bridegroom, and groomsman Donald Fair, brother-in-law of the bridegroom.
Darrell is the son of the late Carolyn and James Spangler.
Faye is the daughter of the late Valerie and Harry Sullivan.
The Spanglers have two daughters and sons-in-law, Kristin and Matt Willman, of Miamisburg, and Brooke and Chad Gessler, of Sidney. They have five grandchildren.
Darrell served in the U.S. Army, seeing service in Vietnam, and attained the rank of corporal. He retired from US Bank, where he worked for 35 years as a loan officer. Faye retired after 40 years of teaching, 39 of them at Versailles High School.
Faye volunteers for the Shelby County Historical Society and serves as a Barnes Trust administrator. Darrell is an avid golfer and former member of the Sidney City Schools Board of Education. The both enjoy traveling and spending time with their family and friends.