Mr. and Mrs. R. E. (Zeke) Howerter of Quincy, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner in Chatham, Ill., hosted by Donald and Wendy Howerter.
Mr. Howerter and the former Carol Kreider, were married August 23, 1954, in Ellisville, Ill. They met in high school when she was the pianist for his musical performances.
Carol is a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Kreider. Zeke is a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Howerter.
Their children are Donald (Wendy) Howerter, Chatham, Ill., John (Tracy) Howerter, Springfield, Ill., and Cathy Allen, Quincy, Ill.
They have five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Howerter are both retired and are members of Central Baptist Church, Quincy.