Dean and Kathy (Platte) Newlon, formerly of Emmetsburg, were married on May 28, 1966, in Sumner, Iowa at St. John's Lutheran Church.
The couple has lived in Emmetsburg since 1973. Dean retired from Emmetsburg Community Schools in 2002. Kathy retired from Family Practice Clinic in 2007.
They will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary this summer with their family.
Dean and Kathy Newlon
The couple has three children: Kris (Darren) Henrickson of Pocahontas; Jenny (Tom) Goeders of Ames; and Nicole (Joe) O'Brien of Ames. They have seven grandchildren: Cade and Cavin Henrickson; Max, Tyler, and Jack Goeders; and Olivia and Mallory O'Brien.
Cards may be sent to: Dean and Kathy Newlon, 1218 Idaho Court, Ames, IA 50014.