Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Beining of Fort Jennings will celebrate 40 years of marriage on Sept. 1 with a Mass of Thanksgiving. A small family celebration is set later in September.
Kenneth and the former Rita Miller were married on Sept. 1, 1972, at St. Barbara’s Catholic Church in Cloverdale, the Rev. Virgil Riedlinger officiating.
They are the parents of three sons, Nathan “Nate” (Anita) Beining of Kokomo, Ind., Darren “Byner” (Amy) Beining of Fort Jennings and Kristin “Hobbs” (Tammy) Beining of Toledo. They also have seven grandchildren.
Kenneth works at Ottawa Oil as an oil distributor. Rita is employed at Van Wert County Hospital.