LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Francis Mangette, of Lima, celebrated 60 years of marriage June 13, 2013. A reception was held for family and friends at St. Rose cafeteria.
Mangette and the former Nancy Brown were married June 13, 1953, at St. Mary’s of the Woods Church, in Russells Point, by Father Wolfe.
They are the parents of eight children: Donna (Ron) Dickman, Laura (Ed) Goldsberry, Stephen (Andrea) Mangette, Joan (Shawn) Volbert, all of Lima; Michael (Julia) Mangette, of Imperial Beach, Calif.; Kathleen (Tim) Thompson, of Wapakoneta; Greg (Tammie) Mangette, of Elida; and John (Angie) Mangette, of Clifton Park, NY. They have 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mangette is retired from BP Chemicals. His wife is employed by McDonald’s on Shawnee Road.
Nancy and Francis Mangette