Ralph and Carolyn Metzler were married July 5, 1958, in Central Mennonite Church, Archbold. Ross Metzler, father of the groom, and Jesse Short were the officiating pastors.
They have four children: Vonda (Doug) Yoder, State College, Pa.; Lenette (Arnold) Moshier, Archbold; Cheryl (Edwin) Glick, Belleville, Pa.; and Gwen Santos, Pettisville. They also have nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
An open house given by their children is Sunday, July 20, 2 to 4 p.m. at Central Mennonite Church, Archbold.