LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Ken Birt are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a family dinner and a weekend trip back to Purdue University.
Birt and the former Lorna Lindsay were married Aug. 26, 1967, in Sycamore, Illinois.
They are the parents of two children, Tracy (Dave) Robinson, of Sherwood, and Deb (Matt) Housh, of Yellow Springs. They have five grandchildren.
Birt worked at Westinghouse Small Motor, Westinghouse Aerospace/Sundstrand and retired from Rhodes State College. His wife retired from Lima schools.