Mr. and Mrs. Melvin H. Lehman of 45266 Crestview Road, New Waterford, were honored on the occasion of their 40th wedding anniversary at an open house celebration on March 29 at the Pleasant View Mennonite School. Family and friends attended from Pennsylvania and Virginia.
The festivities were hosted by their children and spouses, Melissa (Bryon) Manners of Taiwan and Deborah (Casey) McEwen of New Waterford.
The former Jeanette M. Bricker and Mr. Lehman were married on March 23, 1968, by the Rev. Robert E. Witter at the Gospel Holiness Church in Chambersburg, Pa.
Mr. Lehman is a self-employed contractor with Lehman Pole Buildings. He also retired from the New Waterford Fire Department.
Mrs. Lehman was the secretary for the family business.
The Lehmans are members of the Salem Wesleyan Methodist Church where they both serve as Sunday school teachers.
The couple also has two grandchildren, Sierra and Mickey.