Bernie and Ruth Gosche of Tiffin celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 23, 2019, beginning with 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church. A luncheon for family and the wedding party followed Mass at Camden Falls in Tiffin.
The couple was wed June 21, 1969, at Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church in Carey, by the late Rev. Hubert Kobunski.
Ruth is the daughter of Gerry Fredritz of Alvada and the late Herman Freditz, and is retired from Tiffin University as director of adults and transfer students.
Bernie is the son of the late Hubert and Bernadine Gosche of Fostoria, and was employed at National Machinery for 23 years and later retired as the habilitation manager at Seneca County Opportunity Center in Tiffin.
They are the parents of four sons, Gregory (Monica) Gosche of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Gary (Sarah Mooney) Gosche of Pickerington and Christopher (Stefanie) Gosche and Philip (Veronica) Gosche, both of Tiffin. One infant daughter, Eleanor Marie, is deceased. They have nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild and another great-grandchild expected in September.