The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

January 10, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Magruder Sr.


The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG — Daniel E. and Ruth Ann Magruder, of Mifflinburg, and formerly of Martinsburg, W.Va., observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 4, 2014. They were married in 1964 in Williamsport, Md.

Ruth Ann (Duvall) Magruder is the daughter of the late George W. and D. Virginia Duvall. Daniel E. Magruder Sr. is the son of the late Harry Magruder and Celia Murphy.

Mrs. Magruder was mostly a homemaker during their marriage and worked for McDonalds for a couple of years when the family moved to Pennsylvania. Daniel retired from the Army as a Sergeant Major after 30 years of service from his last duty station at Bucknell University. After retiring from the Army in 1991, he taught JROTC in the Pine Grove School District until 2006, when he officially retired from working.

They are the parents of three children, Danny Magruder Jr. and his wife Renee, of Selinsgrove, Michael Magruder and his wife Carlene, of Mifflinburg, and Deborah Magruder, of Mifflinburg. There are also two grandchildren, Brandon Magruder, of Danville, and Jacob Magruder, of Mifflinburg.

In observance of their 50th wedding anniversary, the couple was taken to one of their favorite restaurants to enjoy the day with family.