David and Marie Scheiter will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this weekend with family and friends. They were united in marriage April 20, 1968, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, St. Louis.
David is from Alton, Ill., and Marie from St. Louis. They moved to Washington in 1972.
Marie was hired by the Washington School District as an elementary teacher at Campbellton School. She went on to teach at Fifth Street School for 18 years.
David worked for St. Francis Hospital during the planning, funding and building of the new hospital. He later worked for Wenzel Company/American Recreation Preducts, division of Kellwood Co.
The couple have two children, Krisanna, who is married to Ulysses; and Jonathan, and wife Stacey, who have three children, Addeline, Jackson and Maximus.