Thomas and Denice Daniel celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary May 11, 2013, with a Mass at Sts. Patrick and Andrew Catholic Church, Bascom, followed by an open house at their home.
The couple was married May 19, 1973, at St. Peter Catholic Church, Alvada, by the Rev. Norbert Loshe.
Denice is the daughter of Pearl Nye of Alvada and the late Carl Nye. She owns and operates Daniel Advertising Specialties.
Thomas is the son of the late Victor and Lena Daniel. He owns and operates Thomas Daniel Construction.
They are parents of 14 children, Christopher (Jami) Daniel, Kimberly (Clint) Brady, Tonya (Eric) Breidenbach and Nathaniel Daniel, all of Tiffin, Nichole (Eric) England of Bloomville, Maggie (Chris) Forbess of Wasilla, Alaska, Melinda (Drew) Mennel of Republic and Stephen Daniel, Samantha Daniel, Bradley, Emilena, Aleta and Alexander Daniel, all of Tiffin, and the late Angelena Daniel. They also have 17 grandchildren.