Steven and Kay Dechant, Hutchinson, formerly of Hays, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Nov. 25 with a card shower hosted by their children.

He worked for the state in corrections for 32 years prior to retirement. She has worked in education for Hutchinson USD 308 for 24 years.

Children of the couple are Jason Dechant, Alexandria, Va., Aaron Dechant, Topeka, and Sarah Osburn, Andover. The couple have four grandchildren.

Cards can be sent to them at 521 E. Sherman, Hutchinson, KS 66501.

Steven and Kay (Rohleder) Dechant were married Nov. 25, 1971, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays.