The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

January 18, 2013


Star Beacon

— Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Chapman of Ashtabula are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.

Shelby and Margaret (Grogan) were married Jan. 17, 1948, in Franklin, Ky. The couple have a daughter, Mona Callahan of Bismarck, N.D., and a son, Rodger Chapman, who is deceased. They also have seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Mr. Chapman retired in 1994 after 38 years in the life insurance business. He later returned to work as a general agent for Motorists Life Insurance Co. Mrs. Chapman retired from Carlisle’s Department Store after more than 20 years and later returned to work for Tops Food Market for 12 years before retiring in 2003.

The couple are planning an anniversary trip later this year.