LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Jim Mitchell are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A social gathering was held in July.
Mitchell and the former Carol Funni were married Aug. 15, 1969, at St. Gerard Catholic Church, Lima, by the Rev. P. Gillian.
They are the parents of three children, Steve (Kristin) Mitchell, of Swanee, Georgia, Lori (Mike) Lockhart, of Aurora, Illinois, and Kevin (Danielle) Mitchell, of Indianapolis. They have seven grandchildren.
Mitchell is semi-retired in pest control. His wife is retired from Lima Memorial Hospital.