James H. and Norma Dirlam, formerly of Lebanon, will celebrate their 65th anniversary June 20, 2013.
Dr. Dirlam and the former Norma Messmer were married June 20, 1948, at Sweeney Chapel, Butler University, where they met.
He is a retired maxillofacial surgeon from the U.S. Air Force, and also retired from teaching in the I.U. School of Dentistry. She was an elementary school teacher and USAF children’s librarian.
They have three daughters, Diana (Steve) Pennell of West Lafayette, Jane Malavich of Xenia, Ohio, and Gretchen (Joel) McLaughlin of Phoenix, Ariz.
They have eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.