The couple was united in marriage April 28, 1990, at Seneca Community Church by Pastor Bill VanValkenburg.
They are both retired from General Motors.
The couple has five children, Kim (and Dennis) Quist, Rocky Thomas, Deb (and Chris) Blaker, Mike Thomas and Laura (and Kurt) Spencer. They also have 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
They celebrated with a dinner and an open house given by their children and grandchildren.