The Luciuses

Ralph and Dorothy Lucius celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a Mass at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 24, 2013, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, followed by a reception at the church’s recreation room.

The couple was married Aug. 24, 1963, at St. Michael Church, Gibsonburg, by the Rev. W.J. Schmiesing.

Dorothy is the daughter of the late Harley and Edith Smith, while Ralph is the son of the late Aloysius and Mildred Lucius.

They own and operate Lucius Fence Co.

They are the parents of five children, Ronald (Teresa) Lucius of Springville, Ind., and Craig (Ellen) Lucius, Connie (Dan) Nielsen, Lisa (Steve) Smith and Nichole (Matt) Rumschlag, all of Tiffin. Eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren complete their family.