Loyd “Buddy” Case and Linda Ward were married Aug. 5, 1968, in the home of her parents, Troy and Alba Mae ward of Meeker.

Loyd “Buddy” Case and Linda Ward were married Aug. 5, 1968, in the home of her parents, Troy and Alba Mae ward of Meeker. They had two daughters, Lori, who passed away Jan. 13, 2006, and Lisa Cook and husband Bryan Cook and grandson Zachary of Shawnee.

Linda was a rural mail carrier in Shawnee for 27 ½ years, retiring in 2008. Buddy was a contracts officer at ODOT, retiring in 2001. They are active members of the First Christian Church in Meeker.

Buddy and Linda will be honored with a reception from 2 to 4 p.., Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at the First Christian Church in Meeker. The couple requests no gifts, only the pleasure of company.