Delores and Wilbert Hite

Wilbert L. “Wib” and Delores I. “Dee” Hite of Roaring Spring will celebrate 40 years of marriage.

They were married Dec. 20, 1980, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Roaring Spring. Mrs. Hite is the former Delores Empfield.

They are the parents of a combined family of six children: Marsha Bechtel (Reed ) of Columbus, Ohio; Krista Hilligas (Jim) of Bedford; Vicki Marthinsen (Bob) of Chattanooga, Tenn.; Mark Sandrus of Duncansville; Daniel Sandrus (Dana) of Pittsburgh; and Jeffrey Hite (Brenda) of Martinsburg.

They also have 14 grandchildren: Dr. Sloan Gardella, Robert Marthinsen III, Morgan Arney, Brandon Marthinsen, Brad Bechtel, Bryant Bechtel, Kelsi Benner, Sarah Blamo, Blair Marthinsen, Austin Sandrus and Dylan Sandrus; and six great-grandchildren.

Wib retired from Nabisco.

Dee worked for Wissingers IGA, Spring Cove School District, Bulgers Jewelry and retired from Meadows Country Products.

They are members of Hollidaysburg First United Methodists Church.


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