Donald and Janice Wiemelt of Quincy are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.
Mr. Wiemelt and the former Janice Deters were married July 25, 1970 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Quincy.
Donald is the son of the late Richard and Loretta Wiemelt. Janice is the daughter of the late Robert and Phyllis Deters.
They are the parents of Keith Wiemelt, Donny Wiemelt, Jr., Christopher Wiemelt (Jennifer), and Andrew Wiemelt (Kiara).
They have 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
They couple met when a classmate gave Janice Don's name and she asked him to a Sadie Hawkins dance.
Mr. Wiemelt retired after working for 39 years for Knapheide.
Janice is a homemaker and retired as a part-time cleaning lady.
They both are W.C. U. members and Machinist Local 822 retirees.
Mr. and Mrs. Wiemelt are members of St. Francis Catholic Church.