Melvin and Alta Wagler celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 14, 2010. They will celebrate with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. May 16, 2010, at Howard Miami Mennonite Church, hosted by their children and grandchildren. The couple requests no gifts.
Melvin and the former Alta Bontrager were married April 14, 1960, at the Howard Miami Mennonite church cabin. They are the owners of Wagler Corp.
Their children are Norman and wife Carol, Greentown, and Merlin, Ernest, and Nathan and wife Tina, all of Kokomo. They have seven grandchildren, Evan, Erin, Kory, Kiersten, Kyle, Cameron and Conner.