|Virginia Ryan and Johnny Jones courting|
So how to find a husband -- Being a "good, Catholic girl" it seemed logical to try to meet men at the Newman Center. The Newman Center was designed to serve the needs of Catholic students attending non-Catholic Universities. The University of Cincinnati had a vibrant chapter headed by Bob Kroner. Coincidentally, Bob grew up in the East End and was a friend of my father.
|Credit: The Island Queen, Cincinnati's Excursion Steamer, by John and Robert White|
Well, they must have made an impression on each other because within a couple of years they were married and well on their way to becoming parents of what would become a very large family. Serendipitous? Fate? You tell me.