COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Alan Hefner are celebrating 50 years of marriage. The immediate family celebrated with a vacation earlier this summer to Cincinnati.
Hefner and the former Ruth Lugibihl were married Sept. 6, 1969, at Ebenezer Mennonite Church, Bluffton, by the Rev. Dan U. Dalke.
They are the parents of four children, Rachel (Bryan) Wallace, of Lima, Rebekah (Tim) Whitney, of Danville, Daryl (Linda) Hefner, of Columbus, Indiana, and Darin (Jaime) Hefner, of Arlington. They have 10 grandchildren.
Hefner retired from the U.S. Postal Service. His wife is a homemaker.