Joe and Ruth Falconer

Joe and Ruth Falconer, of Manchester, are celebrating 65 years of marriage.

Donald Joseph (Joe) Falconer, of Ryan, and Ruth Ann McGraw, of Monti, were united in marriage Nov. 23, 1954 at St. Mary’s Church, Manchester.

They have nine children: Steve, Edgewood, Regina, deceased, MaryDonna, Arlington, Maureen, Pflugerville, Texas, Fran (Kevin) Brokens, Manchester, Fred (Trishia), Manchester, Marge (Jon) Banse, Strawberry Point, Ed (Sunny), Alamogordo, N.M., and Paul, Troy Mills.

They have 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Help them celebrate by sending cards and notes of blessings to: 1011 N. 4th St., Manchester, IA 52057.