Mr. and Mrs. Al Drotleff to celebrate 65 years of marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Al Drotleff of Columbiana will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on May 13.

The former Mary Lou Zellers and Mr. Drotleff were united in marriage in 1951 at the First Christian Church in Columbiana.

Mr. Drotleff is an Army veteran and the son of the late Michael and Katherine Drotleff.

Mrs. Drotleff is the daughter of the late Don and Leona Zellers.

The couple built their lives in Columbiana, raising their three children, Don, Susan and Mary Ann.

Mr. Drotleff worked at and eventually managed the former A&P grocery store (where the couple first met). They also eventually owned and managed the former Golden Dawn grocery store in Columbiana. Prior to that they owned and operated the former Crawford’s Market in Columbiana.

The Drotleffs are members of the First Christian Church in Columbiana.


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