Jerry and Dawn Bond, of Manchester, are celebrating 40 years of marriage.

Jerry Bond and Dawn Carpenter were married Feb. 23, 1980 in Manchester.

They have three children: Billie (Antonio) Robertson, of Manchester; Sara Bond-Chapman, of Manchester; and Jerry Jr. (Abby) Bond, of Maynard, as well as a grandson, Gerald Geuther Jr., they are raising at home.

They have 12 grandchildren.

Help them celebrate by sending cards to: 105 Line Street, Manchester, IA 52057. A private party for close family and friends is planned.