Wolavers celebrate 65 years

February 1, 2014

FAIRBORN — Dr. Lynn Wolaver and Arah-Dean (Scheele) of Fairborn are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married Jan. 30, 1949 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Springfield, Ill.

Lynn has bachelor of science and master of science degrees in engineering from the University of Illinois and a PhD from the University of Michigan. He retired as an SES from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Sept. 1988. He is also a former mayor of the City of Fairborn.

Arah-Dean has a bachelor of science degree in micro-biology from the University of Illinois and is a homemaker and community volunteer.

They have two children, Judge Stephen Wolaver of Beavercreek and Lt. Col. (Ret) Rick Wolaver of Fairfort, Va., two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.