Mark Edward and Jane Marie Nowling of Seymour celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with renewal of vows Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Seymour and a family dinner at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Mandy and Jeremy Ward. Jeremy prepared the meal.
The couple are planning an Alaskan cruise and will spend their anniversary on the ship.
Mark and the former Jane Colvin, were married Aug. 14, 1976, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church.
The couple have three children, Monica M. Cain of Terre Haute; Marci M. (Shawn) Spray of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Mandy M. (Jeremy) Ward of Seymour; and eight grandchildren.
She is a substitute teacher at St. Ambrose Catholic School and has owned and operated a rental business for the past 10 years. She has been a lifetime member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, serves as an usher and Eucharistic minister and is a member of the Daughters of Isabella.
He has been a pipe fitter for 25 years and is retired from Frontier Telecommunications. He is now employed with Viox Services. He is a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, serves as an usher and Eucharistic minister and is a member of Knights of Columbus.