LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Dave Rufener, of Lima, celebrated 45 years of marriage Aug. 10, 2013. They are planning a trip to Israel.
Rufener and the former Sandy Sykes were married Aug. 10, 1968, at Grace Methodist Church, in Lima, by the Rev. Robert Kramer.
They are the parents of three sons, Patrick Rufener, of Wooster, Peter (Heidi) Rufener, of Saline, Mich. and Jeremy (Kate) Rufener, of Warren, Ind.; and one daughter, Mary Rufener, of Nashville, Tenn. They have four grandchildren.
Rufener is retired. His wife is the women’s pastor at Shawnee Alliance Church.
Sandy and Dave Rufener