LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Place are celebrating 50 years of marraige with a private reception at the Allen County Farm Park.
Place and the former Jacqueline Pohlabel were married May 18, 1968, at St. Gerard Catholic Church, Lima, by Father Arthur Finn.
They are the parents of three children, Rob (Shelly) Place, of Van Wert, Dr. Brad (Jen) Place, of Lima, and Kari (Dave) Dilworth, of Sylvania. They have nine grandchildren.
Place is retired from Bath schools and Rhodes College. His wife is retired from Bath schools and is now on the Bath school board and Apollo JUS board.