LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Prater are celebrating 65 years of marriage.
Prater and the former Rosalyn Luke were married July 3, 1953, at the Free Methodist Church, Lima, by Margaret Sanger.
They are the parents of eight children, John Prater, of Spencerville, James Prater, of California, Tom Prater, of Lima, Debra Remlinger, of Fort Jennings, Joanne Prater, of Lima, Diana Prater, of Lima, and Hannah (Joey) Olinghouse, of Lima. They have 14 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Prater is retired from Ford Motor Co. His wife is a retired LPN.