ELIDA — Mr. and Mrs. Mike Estes are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a Caribbean cruise in the fall with family and friends. A party was held at Tamarac Golf Course.
Estes and the former Ruby Early were married Aug. 24, 1968, at United Church of Christ, Columbus Grove, by the Rev. Donald Brown.
They are the parents of three children, Nicole (John) Ernest, of Hilliard, Angela (Kevin) Dawdy, of Findlay, and Ashley (Gabe) Young, of Elida. Two children are deceased, Shane and Lance Estes. They have eight grandchildren.
Estes retired as Crestview schools superintendent, after 43 years in education. His wife works as a substitute teacher and teacher’s aide in Allen County schools.