ELIDA — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Maenle, of Elida, celebrated 50 years of marriage Sept. 29, 2012. A mass was held at St. Rose Catholic Church, in Lima, followed by a dinner and dance held at the Lima Moose Lodge.
Maenle and the former Carole M. Lause were married Sept. 29, 1962, in Landeck, by the Rev. Father Knoepfle.
They are the parents of one daughter, Kathlene Whitlow, of Greenwood, Ind. One son, Mark Maenle, is deceased. They have two grandsons.
Maenle is retired from the BP Chemical Plant after 30 years of service. His wife retired from the Allen County Health Dept.