Smiths will note 25th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith of Wenona will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary during an open house, hosted by their children, from 2 to 4 p.m. April 12 at the Kangley Inn in Kangley.

Charles R. Smith and the former Ruth I. (Benedict) were married April 15, 1989, in Ottawa. He grew up in Lostant and she grew up in Streator. They are the parents of five children. They also have 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Charles retired from Owen Glass Co. Ruth has been a private duty nurse for 35 years.