LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. David Rufener are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A reception and luncheon were held.
Rufener and the former Sandra Sykes were married Aug. 10, 1968, at Grace Methodist Church, Lima, by the Rev. Robert Kramer.
They are the parents of four children, Patrick (Amy) Rufener, of Wooster, Peter (Heidi) Rufener, of Saline, Michigan, Jeremy (Kate) Rufener, of Warren, Indiana, and Mary (Wendell) Moon, of Nashville. They have six grandchildren.
Rufener is a teacher at Shawnee schools and is retired from Lima schools. His wife is a consecrated worker with the Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination.