MARYSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. John Mangas are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a family dinner.
Mangas and the former Wendy Gerdeman were married Sept. 12, 1970, at St. Gerard Catholic Church, Lima, by Father Raymond Boesch.
They are the parents of three children, Jennifer (Kevin) Talley, of Dublin, John (Elizabeth) Mangas II, of Upper Arlington, and James (Carolyn) Mangas, of Columbus. They have six grandchildren.
Mangas retired from American Electric Power and the Army and Air Force Reserves. His wife retired from St. Rita’s Medical Center.