WAPAKONETA — Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Slattery are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a family dinner. A trip west to the national parks is planned for fall.
Slattery and the former Patricia Metzger were married Aug. 3, 1968, at First United Methodist Church, Wapakoneta, by the Rev. Herbert Eilerman.
They are the parents of two children, Craig, of Waynesville, and Jennifer (Craig) Birkemeier, of Wapakoneta. They have four grandchildren.
Slattery retired from the business he began, Slattery Painting. His wife retired from the marketing department at Otterbein Cridersville.