They were married June 4, 1967, at Grace Evangelical United Brethren Church, Kiester, Minn. They celebrated in March with a memorable three-week road trip to San Diego, Calif. Special time was spent with their sons and families, Jason and Amy, and their son, Cole, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and Jared and Ann, and their son, Andrew. of La Mesa, Calif. A special family photo session was held at the Spreckles Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park.
Calvin is co-owner of Kooiker Inc. Le Mars.
Dixie is retired from Mercy Medical Center and involved in the community.
Following college and teaching years in San Luis Obispo, and Santa Maria, Calif., Calvin and Dixie returned to make their home in Le Mars in 1969.