Doran and Beverly Welch, of Cedar Rapids, are celebrating 65 years of marriage.

Doran Welch and Beverly Opperman were married April 9, 1955 in Baltimore, Md.

They have three children: Kristine (Robert) Thomas, Cedar Rapids, Linda (David) Brown, Pleasant Hill, Mo., and Kathleen (Wayne) Norris, Liberty, Ind.

They have five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Help them celebrate by sending cards to: 1612 Bever Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403.