Ron and Joanne Haynes, Catawissa, will celebrate their 54th wedding anniversary this Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Mr. Haynes and the former Miss Keymer were united in marriage Aug. 22, 1959, in Jennings.

Their children are Sue (Bill) Hartmann, Eureka; Don Haynes, Villa Ridge; Sharon (Paul) Stallings, Catawissa; and Sandy (Kevin) Wynn, Eureka. They have 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren with three more on the way.

Ron served in the U.S. Navy after graduating from high school. He is retired from a career as a tooling engineer. Joanne is a retired nurse and still sells Mary Kay cosmetics.

Hobbies include camping, gardening, traveling, church gatherings and just having fun.