COVINGTON — Vernon and Jane (Barhorst) Monnin of Covington will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 9, at 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church in Covington, followed by brunch for the wedding party and family at Basil’s on Market in Troy. An open house will follow from 2:30-5 p.m. at their son’s home at 265 West Loy Road in Piqua.
Vern and Jane were married Oct 8, 1966, in St. Michael’s Church in Fort Loramie. The Rev. John Buroker performed the ceremony.
Vern is the son of the late Delmar and Evelyn Monnin of Versailles, and Jane is the daughter of the late Edward and Agnes Barhorst of Fort Loramie.
The Monnins have three sons, Michael (Kelly), Andrew (Julie), and Matthew (Celia), as well as six grandchildren, Cory, Emma, Stephen, Grace, Simon and Luke.
Vern is retired from VPP Industries in Versailles, and Jane is a retired RN from Upper Valley Medical Center.