OTTOVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Ralph T. Averesch are celebrating 55 years of marriage with a Mass at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville, followed by a family dinner Aug. 26.
Averesch and the former Judith Miehls were married Aug. 25, 1962, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Jennings, by the Rev. John Miller.
They are the parents of four children, Cindy (Jim) Klima, of Ottoville, Tina (Dennis) Menke, of Fort Jennings, Amy (Tim) Berelsman, of Wapakoneta, and Jeff (Jamie) Averesch, of Ottoville. They have 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The Averesches are retired.