NASHUA — Richard and Phyllis Leavens celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.

Richard Leavens and Phyllis Merfeld were married on Dec. 30, 1947, at St. Mary’s in Greene.

They have four children, Sandra (James) Lantow of Ionia, Alan (CeCe, deceased) Leavens of Cedar Falls, Susan (James) Zwanziger of Nashua and Bob (Joanne) Leavens of Brownsburg, Ind., as well as eight grandchildren, one deceased (Suzanne Lantow) and 15 great-grandchildren.