Mangold married the former Margarete Schad on Oct. 9, 1954 at the Stiftskirche church in Backnang, Germany.
Ulrich and Margarete are the parents of Ernie (Pam) Mangold of Norwalk, Barb (John) Knapp of Millersburg, Carol (Kenn) Petersen of Huron, and Rose (Dick) Hauler of Norwalk. They have six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Ulrich is a retired Lyman Boatworks and furniture worker, while Margarete is a homemaker.
The family plans to have a dinner at Sawmill Creek to celebrate.