Paul and Mary Kamphoefner, Defiance, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary at home this weekend with their children and grandchildren. The couple were united in marriage April 28, 1973, in Prairie Village, Kan.

The Kamphoefners’ children and their families are Matt and Stephanie Kamphoefner with children Ryan, Rocco and Eva Kate, Leawood, Kan.; Jenn and Dan Miller, Ballwin; Angie and Rob Scherer with children Charly and Sam, Maryland Heights; Mark Kamphoefner, Wildwood; and Joe Kamphoefner and fiancee Ashley Schlichenmayer, Defiance.