Kenneth and Evalena Detterman celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary by taking a trip to Branson, Mo. A surprise celebration is planned for the couple by their children at Shell Shuckers today.
The couple was married June 28, 1969, at Bloomville United Church of Christ.
Kenneth is the son of the late Halcyon and Laura Detterman. He is retired from farming and from the Seneca County Engineer's Office.
Evalena is the daughter of the late Johnie Sheets and Clarence and Letha Miller. She is retired from Ballreich's.
They are parents of three children, Jennifer (Craig) Buskirk of Tiffin, Roger (Lori) Chaffee of Republic and Connie (Bob) Enders of Bloomville. The couple has five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.