Russell and Karen Kaufman

CRIDERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Russell Kaufman are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A family dinner is planned to celebrate.

Kaufman and the former Karen LaRue (nee Huber) were married Sept. 28, 1973 at Forest Park United Methodist Church in Lima.

They are the parents of Kathy (Denny) Pierson of Powell, Vickie (Kendall) House of Fort Myers, Florida, Rusy (Lu) Kaufman of New Hampshire, Cindy (Bill) Lee of Indian Lake and Debbie (Jeff) Deerhake of Kingwood, Texas. They have 12 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. A son, Brian LaRue, is deceased.

Kaufman retired from Milcor.