Alois and Mary Poppenwimer

Mr. and Mrs. Alois Poppenwimer of 1721 Stetter Road, Tyrone, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bellwood, followed by an open house with family and friends.

They were married July 7, 1951, at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Tyrone.

Mrs. Poppenwimer is the former Mary Shingler.

The couple have seven children: Barbara (deceased) and Luther Myers of Bellwood; Michael and his wife, Mimi, of Carefree, Ariz.; Ruth Ann Lightner and her husband, Ben, of Tyrone; Louise Jaskowak and her husband, Dan, of Casper, Wyo.; Catherine of Glen, N.H.; Maryann Burke of Casper, Wyo.; and Margaret and Dan Johnson of Bellwood.

They also have 28 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Poppenwimer retired from AT&T in 1989 and is a chief warrant officer 4 in the U.S. Navy.

Mrs. Poppenwimer retired as an Avon representative in 2020, after 50 years.


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