DELPHOS — Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ardner are celebrating 70 years of marriage. A family celebration is planned for a later date.
Ardner and the former Helen Kindley were married Sept. 2, 1950, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos, by the Rev. E.C. Herr.
They are the parents of six children, Larry Ardner, of Canton, Sharon Hess, of Rushsylvania, Lynn VanDerVeer, of Findlay, Kevin (Kelly) Ardner, of Delphos, Elaine (Gary) Rode, of Landeck, and Julie (Kevin) Knebel, of Delphos. They have 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. A great-grandchild is deceased.
Ardner retired from Van Wert Ford Dealership, where he worked for 50 years. His wife is a homemaker.