ELIDA ó Mr. and Mrs. Denny Grapner, of Elida, celebrated 50 years of marriage July 26, 2013. An open house is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m., Aug. 3rd, at the Gomer Dadís Club.
Grapner and the former Carole Morris were married July 26, 1963, at Elida Methodist Church by the Rev. Wayne Morgan.
They are the parents of two sons, D. Scott (Michelle) Grapner and Todd (Ruby) Grapner, both of Lima. They have five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. One granddaughter is deceased.
Grapner is retired from the U.S. Postal Service. His wife retired as the director of the Allen County Regional Transit Authority.