Averesch of Ottoville will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Aug. 25 with a Thanksgiving Mass at Ottoville Immaculate Conception Church, followed by a reception.
Ralph and the former Judy Miehls were married on Aug. 25, 1962, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Jennings by the Rev. John Miller.
They are the parents of Cindy (Jim) Klima, Tina (Zeke) Menke, Amy (Tim) Berelsman and Jeff (Jamie) Averesch. They also have 11 grandchildren.
Ralph is retired from SK Handtool Co. in Defiance. Judy is retired from Kids Count Daycare in Kalida.