WAPAKONETA — Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Wiford are celebrating 50 years of marriage. An open house will be held for family and friends.
Wiford and the former Patricia Springer were married Oct. 5, 1968, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta, by Father Herbert Eilerman.
They are the parents of two children, Tamra Wiford, of Wapakoneta, and Brett (Angie) Wiford, of Powell. They have two grandchildren.
Wiford retired from the Auglaize County Health Department, where he did milk inspection for the Ohio Department of Agriculture. His wife retired from the office of Cridersville Nursing Home. They continue to be involved in raising and judging sheep and educating youth about showing sheep.