Arthur “Jake” and Agnes Y. Rose of Little Hocking celebrated their 65th anniversary on Feb. 8 with a surprise family dinner.
They were married at the Federated Church in Pomeroy, Ohio, by the late Rev. Robert Hegenour on Feb. 8, 1948.
He is the son of the late John C. and Dora A. Rose of Basham, Ohio. He worked at DuPont and retired in 1982 after 32 years.
She is the daughter of the late Michael A. Sr. and Myrtle L. Bentz of Pomeroy, Ohio. She worked at State Farm for 12 years and volunteered at the Porterfield Baptist Church, the Little Hocking grade school and Camden Clark Medical Center.
They have one son, Steven (Patti) of Little Hocking.
They have two grandsons and one granddaughter, as well as two great-grandsons and six great-granddaughters.