BEAVERDAM — Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gossard are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A trip out west and a surprise party are planned for a later date.
Gossard and the former Barbara Lehman were married June 27, 1970, at Robb Avenue Chapel by the Rev. Morgan.
They are the parents of two children, Mike Gossard, of Powell, and Ginger Gossard, of Lima. They have five granddaughters.
Gossard has been a truck driver for Putnam Transport, Kalida, for four years but his career has been in many aspects of the trucking industry over the last 45 years. His wife is activities director at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton, where she has worked for 34 years.