Lynn Robert and Beverly Wightman of Mayville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 22, 2013, with a family gathering in April in Virginia. They are the parents of Sandra of Guniea, Africa, John (Sheryl) of Jacksonville, Fla., and Jean (Kevin) Olympia, Wash. They also have two granddaughters: Colby and Aynsleigh. They also celebrated their anniversary on June 16, 2013, with an anniversary cake at Hurlbut Memorial Community United Methodist Church, on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution.
Wightman and the former Beverly Minekime were married June 22, 1963, in St. John’s United Church of Christ in Eden, N.Y. The Rev. Harry Good performed the ceremony.
Wightman is retired from the National Park Service. Mrs. Wightman is retired from Silver Burdett Ginn Publishing. They are members of Hurlbut Memorial Community United Methodist Church.