Mary Cathern and James Patrick Kaple

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. James Kaple are celebrating 50 years of marriage.

Kaple and the former Mary Cathern Becker were married July 29, 1972 at St. Charles by Father Charles Denny.

They are the parents of two children, Chad and Douglas (Melissa) Kaple. They have two grandchildren, Brady and Briley.

Kaple retired from Dana.

His wife retired from Elida Schools.