Ankrum — 40th

Darrell and Donella (Haak) Ankrum are celebrating 40 years of marriage. The couple were married on June 14, 1974 at St. John United Church of Christ in Melbourne. After they wed, they made their home on an acreage south of Melbourne. They both work at Fisher Controls; Darrell has worked there for nearly 41 years.

They have three daughers: Darcie (Cory) Oelberg, of Carlisle; Mindy (Jacob) Handsaker ,of Radcliffe; and Carri (Brian) Bridges, of Astoria, Ill. The couple dotes on their six grandchildren: Camryn, 7, Landon, 4 and Ethan, 2, Oelberg, Myles, 3, and Elliette, 1, Handsaker and Georgia Bridges, 2 months.

A party hosted by their children and grandchildren is planned for Saturday, June 21 from 5-8 pm at the Consumers Energy Community Room in Marshalltown. All friends, family and neighbors invited.