Larry and Nancy Bryan, West Lafayette, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a family gathering.

They were married Sept. 12, 1969, in Plainfield United Methodist Church by Rev. Frank Spencer.

Nancy is the daughter of the late Arthur and Dorothy Sturtz, and Larry is the son of the late Betty McGinnis and Roy Bryan.

The couple's children and spouses are Rhonda (Travis) McConnell, West Lafayette, and Troy (Dee Dee) Bryan, Coshocton. Four grandchildren, Colin and Brianna McConnell and Dalton and Emily Bryan, complete the family.

Larry is retired from AK Steel after 31 years of service, and Nancy is a homemaker.

They are members of the Plainfield United Methodist Church.