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Jim and Ruth VanSplunder celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jim VanSplunder of Holland will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with family and friends at Holland Willows. Mr. VanSplunder and the former Ruth Lowe were married June 29, 1946, in Holland Baptist Church. After serving in the Merchant Marines from 1943 to 1945, he was employed as an electrical contractor at E.W. Noblett Construction of East Aurora for 25 years. She is retired from Fisher-Price in East Aurora, and Holland Central School. They have five children, eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.