Jim and Beth Gessler of Bridgeport are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, June 17.
They were united in marriage June 17, 1972 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Charles Braun officiating.
Beth Gessler is the daughter of the late Harold and Helen Gramlich Breiding. She is employed by WesBanco in Wheeling.
Gessler is the son of the late Jim and Mildred Welling Gessler. He is employed by AVI Foods.
They are the parents of three children, Angie, Krista and Jimmy, all of Bridgeport. They have a granddaughter.
A family dinner will be held in their honor.