Rick and Joan Ostmeyer, Hays, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Jan. 8, 2011. They are planning a family vacation later this year.

Children of the couple are Jennifer Hunter and husband, Levi, and Darielle McGriff and husband, Derek, all of Olathe.

The couple has six grandchildren, Haley, Miles, Caitlin and Drew McGriff, and Lia and Kyla Hunter, all of Olathe.

Rick and Joan (Broeckelman) Ostmeyer were married Jan. 8, 1971, at St. Paul Catholic Church, Angelus.