No special celebration is planned.
Joe DeYoung and Charlotte Sorgdrager were united in marriage Nov. 6, 1945, at the United Methodist Church in Le Mars, with the Rev. Share officiating.
They are the parents of eight children: Sandra (Steve) Phelps of Sioux City, Joe and Pam DeYoung of Spirit Lake, George and Nancy Smithson of Le Mars, Richard and Donna DeYoung of Riverside, Calif., Jay and Janet Vlotho of Ireton, and Myron and Heidi DeYoung of Mesa, Ariz. Sons Milo and Vernon are deceased.
They have 25 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and one-great-great-grandchild.