Richard and Wilma Stinnett of Alton are celebrating their 55th anniversary on Sept. 2, 2016.
Richard Stinnett and Wilma Saurerwein were married Sept. 2, 1961, at Zion Lutheran Church in Bunker Hill. The Rev. Henry F. Peckman officiated their ceremony.
Richard is engaged in farming and is retired from Laclede Steel Company.
Wilma is a retired schoolteacher from the Alton School District.
The couple have three children, Sean (Cheryl) Stinnett of Gillespie, Dan (Shelia) Marcrum of Alton and Seth Stinnett of Alton. They have 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.