BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Russell Koontz are celebrating 60 years of marriage. A private family dinner is planned.
Koontz and the former Ruth Augsburger were married June 28, 1959, at Ebenezer Mennonite Church, Bluffton, by the Rev. Flinger.
They are the parents of four children, Regena (John) Mummert, of Bluffton, Renea (Brent) Zimmerman, of Bluffton, Rhonda (Roger) Gordon, of Bluffton, and Ron (Stacey) Koontz, of Bluffton. They have eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Koontz farm and retired from JCPenney after working there for 28 years. His wife is a homemaker and retired from being a preschool teacher.