Mr. and Mrs. George Dinkel, Victoria, will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary May 11, 2009.

Children of the couple are Mark G. Dinkel and wife, Cindy, Hays, and Cheryl Ann Downes and husband, Charles, Council Grove.

The couple have six grandchildren, Megan Dinkel and Michael Dinkel, Ashleigh Nicole Downes, Rhiannon Kelsey Downes, Makenzie Chyann Downes and Lakoddah Jadan Downes.

Mary Ann Hertel and George F. Dinkel were married May 11, 1964, at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria.