Carol and Edward Odenweller

DELPHOS — Mr. and Mrs. Edward Odenweller are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a Mass at Delphos St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, followed by a dinner with the couple’s children and grandchildren.

Odenweller and the former Carol Ann Schimmoeller were married Oct. 6, 1972 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Jennings by the Rev. Herman Fortman.

They are the parents of three children, Marie (Ralph) Mertz, of Pickerington; James (Jessica) Odenweller, of Vandalia and Michael (Melissa) Odenweller of Beavercreek. They have nine grandchildren, Vincent, Oden and Maggie Mertz; Eleanor, Conner, Gwenyth and Meredith Odenweller; Sawyer and Sutton Odenweller.

Odenweller retired from Thermo King of Delphos.

His wife retired from Vancrest of Delphos.