LaVern and Dora Mohlis will celebrate 65 years of marriage Friday, Dec. 28.
They were married in Waterloo in 1947, and have lived in several communities in Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota, including Cresco and Calmar.
They returned to Northeast Iowa in 1997. They are the parents of five children: Vicki Donhowe, Kathy Severson, Robert Mohlis, Lisa Kittleson and the late M. Kurt Mohlis.
They will celebrate with their family, including 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, Dec. 30.
Vern and Dora currently reside at 911 Ridgewood Dr. Apt 113 in Decorah.