They were married July 21, 1973, at Union Center Church of the Brethren, Nappanee, Ind., by Reverend Ernest Jenhsen. Both are retired and enjoying it.
The couple have two sons: Steve Brunjes, Huntington, Ind.; Greg Brunjes, LaPorte, Ind.; and a granddaughter: Rose Brunjes.
The couple will be celebrating with family and friends.