LEIPSIC — Mr. and Mrs. Thaddeus Schroeder are celebrating 70 years of marriage with a family dinner.
Schroeder and the former Florence Hermiller were married Oct. 26, 1950, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf, by the Rev. Otto Brackman.
They are the parents of seven children, Jean (Anthony) Kenney, of Dayton, Carol (Dennis) Bockrath, of Kalida, Vicky (Dale) Schroeder, of Columbus Grove, Charlie (Tammy) Schroeder, of Leipsic, Gary (Keek) Schroeder, of Leipsic, Jan (Jim) Leis, of Miller City, and Jodi (Corey Gilbert) Reeder, of Greenwood, Indiana. Two sons, Dwaine Schroeder and Glen Schroeder, are deceased. They have 20 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.
Schroeder is a retired farmer. His wife is a retired homemaker.