LAFAYETTE — Mr. and Mrs. Charles “Bud” Long are celebrating 65 years of marriage with an open house from 2-4 p.m. April 15 at Country Line Church of the Brethren.
Long and the former Violet Zimmerman were married April 19, 1953, at County Line Church of the Brethren, Harrod, by the Rev. Walter Landes.
They are the parents of four children, Julia (David) Lawrence, of Lafayette, Cindy (Tom) Hollander, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Monica (Dean) Birchmeier, of Findlay, and Linda (Mike) Taber, of Harrod. They have nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A grandchild is deceased.
Long retired from P&A Products, Findlay. His wife is retired.