James W. and Lola M. (Nickles) Simon, Plainville, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary.

He retired from Champlain Oil. She was a homemaker and was a cook in the Zurich and Palco schools in addition to the restaurant in Palco. The couple enjoy camping, fishing, quilting and gardening.

Children of the couple are Mike Simon and his wife, the late Marilyn, Jolene Simon-McElroy and husband, Rodney and Stan Simon and wife, Maria.

The couple have seven grandchildren, Chad Simon, Chris McElroy, Casey McElroy, Karen McElroy, Phil Simon, Mark Simon and Andy Simon; and seven great-grandchildren, Sarina Allie, Gabby McElroy, Colt McElroy, Kansas McElroy, Sage Simon, Lexie Simon and Carter Simon.

James W. and Lola M. (Nickles) Simon were married Aug. 7, 1948, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Wichita.

Cards can be sent to them at 304 South Madison, Plainville, KS 67663.