Cavenders celebrate 70th anniversary

Omer and Donna Cavender

Omer and Donna Cavender

PIQUA — Omer and Donna Cavender will celebrate their 70th anniversary on Wednesday. They were married on Jan. 18, 1947, in Newport, Ky.

The couple has five children: Lyle, of Sidney, Tom (Terri), Lynda (Harmon), Doug (Patsy) and Don (Christine), all of Piqua. They also have 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.

The Cavenders are the former owners and operators of Cavender Tree Service. Omer also worked for Orr Felt, B&O Railroad, Shell gas station, Pepsi Cola, and Pinkerton Construction. Donna’s previous employers include Superior, Frisch’s, Palm Grill, and Toy Products.

The couple will celebrate their anniversary with a private family gathering.

Omer and Donna Cavender and Donna Cavender