Charles ‘Chick’ and Betty Brenneman

Mr. and Mrs. Charles “Chick” Brenneman of 113 Huntingdon Pike, Williamsburg, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary this week.

An open house will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Hollidaysburg.

They were married Nov. 22, 1947, at Canoe Creek United Methodist Church, Hollidaysburg. Mrs. Brenneman is the former Betty Mattern.

The couple have three children: Charles “Butch” and his wife, Marie, of Hollidaysburg; Beth O’Dowd and her husband, Dan, of Houston, Texas; and Dan and his wife, Mary, of Drums.

They have six grandchildren: Scott Brenneman, Nicki Beauchamp, Ben Brenneman, Charlie Brenneman, Michael O’Dowd and Matthew O’Dowd.

They also have 13 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Brenneman is retired from Ward Trucking, Altoona.

Mrs. Brenneman is retired from the Hollidays-burg Area Senior High School cafeteria.

Both are active in the Scotch Valley Grange, the Williamsburg Farm Show and the Canoe Creek United Methodist Church.

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