Ervin and Mary Syfert of Tilton celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 22, 2013, with their family.
Ervin Syfert and Mary Shively were married June 22, 1943, in St. Louis, Mo., by the justice of the peace.
Ervin retired in Octobert 1980 after 33 years of service with General Motors. Mary is a homemaker.
The couple has three children, Jean Smith of Danville, Nancy Wilkinson of Covington, Ind., and the late Ron Syfert.
The couple has nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren.