Robert Bloom and Pauline Lirot exchanged wedding vows Nov. 4, 1938, in the parsonage of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Bryan.
He owned the Clark Oil Company for many years and worked for Aro Corporation and Detter’s Furniture in Archbold. She was head cook and nutritionist at Stryker Schools for 14 years.
They have two daughters, Carole (Kenneth) Wyse, Waterford, Mich., and Sondra (Peter) Garn, North Palm Beach, Fla. They also have three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The couple celebrated their 70th anniversary at their home in Stryker, and also celebrated his 90th birthday on Nov. 9 with their family.