The children of Bob and Mary Anne Walton are announcing that their parents are celebrating their 80th birthdays. Cards for the card shower may be sent to them at P.O. Box 24, Winona, Ohio 44493.
Mr. Walton was born Feb. 6, 1932, in Winona, the son of the late George and Gertrude (Stackhouse) Walton. He is also the stepson of the late Alice (Thomas) Satterwait Walton. He retired from NRM Steelastic in Columbiana and Summitville Tile in Pekin. He is also a Korean War Navy veteran and served as fire chief in Winona for 13 years.
Mrs. Walton was born Feb. 14, 1932, a daughter of the late Howard and Martha (Dewees) Hinshaw, in Sebring, Fla. She was employed at Deming Crane Pumps in Salem before her marriage. Since then she has been a babysitter for many, many children throughout the years. She is a member of the Winona Meeting.
Over the years they have been involved with the Winona Fire Department and Ladies Auxiliary, Winona Flax Scutching, Butler Grange, state and national granges, and most recently the Winona Area Historical Society.
The Waltons were married May 3, 1958, at the Sixth Street Meeting in Salem. Their children and spouses, eight grandchildren, and great-grandson are Gary and Stephanie Walton and daughters, Ashley, McKenzie and Jessica of Winona; Debbie and Mike Hanley and daughters, Miranda and Graceanne and her son, Konner of Winona; and Earl Walton and sons, Tyler and Ryan of Rochester, N.Y.