Donavin and June Diller of Beatrice are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 29, 1947 in Pandora, Ohio. They served as missionaries to the Cheyenne in Lame Deer, Mont. from 1957-1962. Donavin was a Mennonite pastor in Montana, Idaho, Arizona, Minnesota and Beatrice. He was also the director of the Beatrice Community Hospital Foundation from 1989-1996.
They have four children: Laura of Iowa, Richard and Larry of New Mexico and Randy of Beatrice. They have seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The family will be coming to Beatrice to help celebrate with them.
They reside at East Arbor Meadows in Beatrice.