Ed and Sharen Ehler of Wheeling are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, Dec. 25.
They were united in marriage on Christmas evening in 1971 by the Rev. Robert E. Lee at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Mount Olivet.
Sharen Ehler is the twin daughter of John and Vera Sako of Martins Ferry.
Ehler is the son of William and Betty Ritchie Ehler of Wheeling. He is retired from Magid Glove and Safety Manufacturing in Chicago.
They are the parents of two daughters. The family includes Ashley, deceased, and Natalie Blowers and her husband, Benjamin, of Bridgeport, W.Va. They have a granddaughter.
They will celebrate with a trip.