Wayne and Clairella Jacobs, Pfeifer, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Oct. 23.

The couple is celebrating with a family dinner, followed by a June beach vacation hosted by their daughters, Kristy and Kaylene.

Children of the couple are Karla Neil and husband, Bill, Russell; Kristy Schlaefli and husband, Dustin; and Kaylene Gabel and husband, Chris, all of Hays.

The couple has two grandchildren, Mattison Schlaefli and Keaton Schlaefli.

Wayne and Clairella (Werth) Jacobs were married Oct. 23, 1971, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Schoenchen.