Mr. and Mrs. Gene Lenhart of Spencerville observed 50 years marriage on May 30.
A family dinner was held at the Lock 16 to celebrate.
Gene and former Marilyn Kroeger were united in marriage on May 30, 1961, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Delphos.
They are the parents of two sons, David Lenhart of South Korea and Ron (Karen) Lenhart of Wapakoneta; and two daughters, Bev (Bill) Wisher and Nancy (Brian) Settlemire of Spencerville. They also have 14 grandchildren.
Gene retired after 28 years with the Lima News. He also owned Lenhart Auto Sales in Spencerville until 2005.
Marilyn retired after 18 years with K-Mart at Westgate in Lima. She is currently employed at the Top Hat Market in Spencerville.