OTTAWA — Mr. and Mrs. John Kahle, of Ottawa, will celebrate 50 years of marriage Nov. 23, 2013. An 11:30 a.m. Mass is planned on Nov. 24, 2013, followed by a family dinner, followed by an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Red Pig Inn, in Ottawa. The couple request that gifts be omitted.
Kahle and the former Virginia Stechschulte were married Nov. 23, 1973, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, in Columbus Grove, by Msgr. Clearance Yaeger.
They are the parents of four sons, Jamey (Pam) Kahle, Rob (Kim) Kahle and John (Nadine) Kahle II, all of Ottawa and Randy (Kim) Kahle, of Glandorf. They ahve 13 grandchildren.
Kahle is retired from Kahle Electric, Inc. His wife is a retired registered nurse.