LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lee Rupert are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a family gathering.
Rupert and the former Paula Audette Purdy were married Sept. 17, 1966, at Forest Park Evangelical United Brethren Church by the Rev. Ronald Ricard.
They are the parents of two children, Beth Rupert, of Lima, and Darin Rupert, of Van Wert. They have four grandchildren.
Rupert retired from Lima Refinery after 33 years. His wife retired from St. Rita’s Medical Center and other offices.