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Rodney and Cristie (Fausnight) Merce are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary June 15. They reside near Plainfield at 58547 TR 109, Kimbolton, OH 43749.

Pastor Jeff Moran officiated when the couple was married June 15, 1974, at the Kimbolton United Methodist Church.

Cristie is the daughter of Levi and Lorrene Fausnight, Birds Run, and the late Noreen Fausnight. Rodney's parents are the late Leroy and Ruth Merce.

They have three sons, Jason, Keith and Brian.

Christie, a 1972 graduate of Newcomerstown High School, is employed with Heartfelt Home Care. Rodney, a 1971 graduate of Ridgewood High School, is employed with Ridgewood Schools.