OTTAWA — Mr. and Mrs. Richard “Dick” Laudick are celebrating 70 years of marriage.
Laudick and the former Jeanette Schmitz were married Oct. 7, 1950, at St. John Catholic Church, Glandorf, by Father Otto Brachman.
They are the parents of five children, Deborah (Harold) Birkemeier, of Fort Jennings, Jeanne (Mike) Verhoff, of Glandorf, Kevin (Julie) Laudick, of Glandorf, Joseph (Ann) Laudick, of Ottawa, and Annette (Jeff) Kendall, of Ottawa. They have 16 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. A grandchild is deceased.
Laudick is former owner and editor of the Putnam County Sentinel. His wife is former office manager of the Putnam County Sentinel.