Dave “Whitey” and Char Distel celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, with a family dinner at T.J. Willie’s.
The couple was wed Aug. 31, 1963, at St. Mary Church, Tiffin, by the Rev. Paul Dorley.
Char is the daughter of the late Dorothy and Eddie Beisner and is retired activities director at Allen Eiry Senior Center.
Dave is the son of the late Alice and Bernard Distel and is retired after 32 years from Ohio American Water Co.
They are parents of two children, Howie Distel of Holly, Michigan, and Stacie (Jon) Meyer of Kettering. They have three grandchildren.