Elmer and Doris (McQuillen) Manson, of Manchester, are celebrating 65 years of marriage.
They were married Oct. 14, 1953. They farmed north of Earlville for many years and are currently enjoying retirement in Manchester. They will be celebrating with a fun family weekend away.
They have four children: Cindy (Bob) Freeze, of Elkader, Julie (Jim) Wilson, of Manchester, Jane (Ron) Dzaboff, of Earlville, and Rene (David) Funke of Swisher.
They have 12 grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren.