DELPHOS — Mr. and Mrs. John Shafer are celebrating 50 years of marriage.
Shafer and the former Candie Patton were married April 23, 1966, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos, by the Rev. Lawrence Scharf.
They have three children, Jeffrey (Lisa) Shafer, Kimberley (Tom) Merschman and Kelley (Craig) Beining, all of Delphos. They have seven grandchildren.
Shafer retired from I & K Distributors. His wife retired from First Federal Bank of the Midwest.