WATERLOO -- Rick and Joan Breuer Budde celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house, hosted by their family.
They were married Jan. 8, 1977, at St. John's Catholic Church.
Rick is a drywall finisher with Iowa Wall Systems, and Joan works at Crossroads Hy-Vee.
Their family includes eight sons, Robin and Meredith of Fort Polk, La., Jody and Jess of Marion, Rich of Cedar Falls, Tom and Megan of Alburnett, Tim of Ottumwa, Lee and Amanda of Marion, Paul, and Eric and Samantha, all of Waterloo.
They also have eight grandchildren.