Diane and James Recker

By Merri Hanjora

March 30, 2014

KALIDA — Mr. and Mrs. James T. Recker, of Kalida, will celebrate 50 years of marriage April 4, 2014. A family vacation is planned for a later date.

Recker and the former Diane Kahle were married April 4, 1964 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, in Kalida, by Father Melchior Lochtefeld.

They are the parents of six children: Kelley Recker, Nancy (Mike) Erhart, Scott (Lori) Recker, Eric (Denise) Recker, Emily (Brian) Wehri and Becky (Kyle) Unverferth. They have nine grandchildren.

Recker retired as field superintendent from Tuttle Construction. His wife retired as deputy clerk from the Putnam County Clerk of Courts.