LIMA ó Mr. and Mrs. Karl Christian, of Lima, celebrated 65 years of marriage Dec. 25, 2012. A celebration was held with their family at their sonís home.
Christian and the former Shirley Davis were married Dec. 25, 1947, at First United Methodist, in Wapakoneta.
They are the parents of two sons, Bob (Kathy) Christian, of Lima and Gary (Julie) Christian, of Powder Springs, Georgia; and one daughter, Lynn (Jeff) Smith, of Toledo. They have one granddaughter, Kimberly Christian, of Brentwood, Calif.
Christian retired from Westinghouse where he was an operations director in the Aerospace Division. His wife retired from St. Ritaís Medical Center, where she was a registered nurse in the recovery room.
Shirley and Karl Christian