Ken and Rosie Stirratt Anniversary

Posted Online: Dec. 19, 2012, 11:04 am
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Ken and Rosie Stirratt, 7106 Sandy Ridge Place, Fort Wayne, Ind., will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Dec. 31, 2012.
Ken and Rosie are childhood sweethearts and married at the tender age of 17. Through the years they have worked through life's experiences together. Ken entered the ministry in 1973 and is serving at Trinity Church of the Nazarene in Fort Wayne, where they have resided for 18 years.
Ken has been involved in mentoring pastor's over the years and chairs the ministerial studies division for the Northeast Indiana Church of the Nazarene.
Rosie was an elementary teacher for many years and enjoys helping with activities at the church.
Ken and Rosie have four boys, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The family requests cards be sent to 7106 Sandy Ridge Place, Fort Wayne, IN 46835.


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