Howard and Toni Ross celebrate anniversary

Staff reports

Howard and Toni Ross, pastors of the Illinois City and Pine Bluff United Methodist churches, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a family gathering on Sept. 25 at Geneseo First United Methodist Church. The night will be hosted by their children, Nathan Ross, attending Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona; and Nikki Ross, attending Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

Howard Ross and Toni Heller were married at Geneseo First on Sept. 15, 1984.

Along with serving with Toni as pastor, Howard is the Water Plant chemist for the City of East Moline.

The couple will also celebrate with a trip to the Holy Land next year.