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By Heather Meade

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GREENVILLE - Charles B. “Ben” York and Nihla L. Black of Greenville were united in marriage on May 16, 1964 in Peru, Ind. Maxine, Nihla’s sister, was her matron of honor. Don, Ben’s brother, was his best man.

The couple has been blessed with three children: Yolonda (Bryan) Geis, Dawn (Zane) Kindley, and Benjamin (Joelle) York. God has also blessed them with seven grandchildren: Jordan Geis, Rachel, Abby, and Matthew Kindley, and Alyssa, Olivia, and Hanna York.

Ben is retired from Corning. Nihla is retired from teaching at St. Mary’s School and kindergarten preparation at YMCA in Greenville.

The couple will celebrate with an open house on May 17, from 1-4 p.m. at the K of C Hall in Greenville. There will also be a Mass of Celebration at 8:30 a.m. on May 18 at St. Mary’s Church in Greenville.

Family and friends are all invited to stop in and join the family in celebration. No gifts please! There will be a memory box for sharing written memories with the couple.

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