Kings to observe 75th anniversary with family



Dan and Shirley King of North Jackson will mark their 75th wedding anniversary Tuesday during a family celebration at Antonine Village.

The couple’s children are Jane Knapp of Berlin Center; Jackie Salmon of Alexandria; Dan King Jr. of Lordstown; Robert King of Newton Falls; David King of Freeland, Mich.; and Bill King and Tim King, both of Lordstown. Sixteen grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren complete their family.

Mr. King and the former Shirley Davis were married March 12, 1944, at an airforce base chapel in Eagle Pass, Texas.

Mrs. King was a homemaker. Her husband was a general foreman at U.S. Steel in Youngstown before retiring in 1978. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was a prisoner of war.

The couple are members of Lordstown Christian Church.

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