Andy Charles and Jan Perzanowski Kotwis of Warren, Ohio, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 27.
They met at Kent State University and were united in marriage July 27, 1963 in St. Clairsville.
They have four children. The family includes Beth Kotwis Carmichael and her husband, Blair, of St. Joseph, Mo.; Joe and his wife, Betsy, of Columbus, Ohio; John and his wife, Teresa, of Seattle, Wash., and Jim and his wife, Becky Bahmer, of Raleigh, N.C. They have eight grandchildren.
They plan to celebrate privately with their family this fall.