John and Viola Ink are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary during a 10 a.m. Mass today, July 24, 2011, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, with a nuptial blessing. A luncheon and reception for family and friends will follow at the home of Doug and Janet Ink.
They were married July 22, 1961, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, by the Rev. James Say.
John is the son of the late Maurice and Margaret Ink. He is retired from Greif Brothers.
Viola and John Ink
Viola, the daughter of the late Aloysius and Mildred Lucius, is retired from St. Francis Home.
They are parents of two children, Doug (Janet) Ink of New Riegel and Diane (Chris) Lang of Fostoria. Seven grandchildren complete their family.