OTTAWA — Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius F. Balbaugh, of Ottawa, will celebrate 65 years of marriage June 22, 2014. An open house is planned from 5:30 to 8 p.m., June 21, 2014, at their home.
Balbaugh and the former Mary Margaret Hanneman were married June 22, 1949, in Glandorf.
They are the parents of two sons, Richard Balbaugh, of Lima and Joseph Balbaugh, of Miller City; and two daughters, Nancy Gerding and Martha Hermiller, both of Miller City. One son, Charles Balbaugh, is deceased. They have 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Balbaugh was self-employed at Neils Repair and is now retired. His wife helped her husband run the family business and is a homemaker.