LEIPSIC — Mr. and Mrs. James Badertscher, of Leipsic, celebrated 50 years of marriage April 19, 2014. An open house celebration is planned from 2 to 4 p.m., June 22, 2014, at the Pandora Community Center in Pandora, Ohio. The open house is open to all family and friends.
Badertscher and the former Darlene Gossard were married April 19, 1964 at St. Johns United Church of Christ in Bluffton, by the Rev. Martin Waidman.
They have four daughters, Faune (Tony) Schroeder, Dawn (Denny Myers) Badertscher and Christa (Rick) Lammers all of Leipsic and Nina (Anthony) Gladen of Lima; and one son, Carl (Mia) Badertscher of Germany. They have 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Badertscher is self employed with Search Services Trust. His wife is retired from Search Services Trust.