Tom R. and Jacki Grothous of Delphos will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on July 9.
An anniversary trip to Australia is planned.
Tom and the former Jacki Klaus were married July 9, 1971, in the St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. John Blaser officiating.
They are the parents of two daughters, Toma Williams of Lima and Tara (Jeff) Peterman of Marysville. They also have three grandchildren, Michaela and Tanner Williams and Cole Peterman.
Tom is a dean at the University of Northwestern Ohio and also employed by Clear Channel Radio as Mr. Wheels. Jacki is retired from Key Bank formerly Peoples National Bank and also Holland Binkley Corp. formerly Fruehauf Corp.