Housers celebrating 50 years

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Larry (Joe) and Linda Houser are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary June 25, 2016.

Joe and Linda were married at the Fletcher United Methodist Church, Fletcher, with the Rev. Dana Heaton performing the ceremony.

Joe is the son of the late Robert E. and Doris Schlosser Houser of Piqua and Linda is the daughter of the late Lawrence John and Agnes I. Staley Meiring of Troy.

They are the parents of two daughters and one son, Angela and her husband Shawn Cooling of Springfield, Pa., Toni and her husband Mark Staskus and Thomas Lloyd Houser of Orlando, Fla.; two grandchildren, Jenna Elizabeth Cooley and Garrett Andrew Cooley of Springfield, Pa.

Linda retired from the city of Piqua Police Department after 30 years with the city of Piqua. Joe retired from the Wastewater Department, retiring after 26 years with the city of Piqua.

The couple enjoys living in Florida and spending time with their family and friends and will be doing some traveling later in the year to celebrate their milestone.