Alan P. and Dorothy E. Yahrling of Wheeling celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary Thursday, June 19.
They were united in marriage June 19, 1940 in Wheeling.
Dorothy Cannon Yahrling is the daughter of the late Roy and Libby Cannon.
Alan Yahrling is the son of the late Harry and Roxie Yahrling. He served close to five years in three branches of the military. He worked over 35 years as a cement mason.
They are the parents of six children. The family includes Roxie Lyonette of Wheeling; Suzie Berman of Wheeling; Marsha Irwin and her husband, James, of Wheeling; Denise Mull and her husband, Rick, of Wheeling; Michele Seals and her husband, Dave, of Wheeling and Keith Yahrling and his wife, Carole, of Beech Bottom. They have 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
They will celebrate their anniversary with the family.