Kotwis: 50th wedding anniversary

Andy (Charles) and Jan (Perzanowski) Kotwis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 27. The couple met at Kent State University and were married on July 27, 1963 in St. Clairsville.

They have four children, Beth (Blair) Kotwis Carmichael of St. Joseph, Mo.; Joe (Betsy) Kotwis of Columbus; John (Teresa) Kotwis of Seattle, Wash.; Jim (Becky Bahmer) Kotwis of Raleigh, N.C. They also have eight grandchildren.

The couple plan on celebrating privately with their family this fall.