WAPAKONETA — Mr. and Mrs. Tim Martin are celebrating 50 years of marriage with an open house from 2-4 p.m. April 8 at Crossroads Church of God. Please omit gifts.
Martin and the former Cheryl Welch were married April 7, 1968, at First Evangelical and Reformed Church, Lima, by the Rev. Richard P. Vitz.
They are the parents of two children, Stephanie Sebring, of Conway, South Carolina, and Gary Martin, of Lima. They have six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Martin is retired from Local 32 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. His wife is retired from Allen County Department of Job and Family Services and is a chaplain at Lima Memorial Health System.