Larry and Debra (Sparks) Mehlert will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married June 21, 1975 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in La Porte City.
Larry is manager at East Central Iowa Coop in La Porte City. Debra is a nurse at Covenant Clinic and works for Dr. Gerald Wait.
The Mehlerts’ family includes two sons and their wives who live in La Porte City- Bret and Christa; and Bart and Lisa.
They are also the grandparents of Lincoln, Ava, Coy, MacKenzie, Skyler and Sydney.
A family event to celebrate the anniversary is planned for a later date.