Duane Eash and Mary Alice Sauder were united in marriage Oct. 5, 1957, in Central Mennonite Church. Jesse Short, minister, officiated the ceremony.
They have 5 children: Keith (Kathy) Eash, Wauseon; Beverly (Darryl) Iott, Wauseon; Denise (Dennis) Alexander, Bradenton, Fla.; Lonnie (Debbie) Eash, Apollo Beach, Fla.; and Jason (Jamie) Eash, Oxnard, Calif.
They have 8 grandchildren, 1 step-grandchild, and 4 greatgrandchildren.
They will celebrate with family and friends in December.