Rodney and Christie (Fausnight) Merce are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary. They were married June 15, 1974, at the Kimbolton United Methodist Church. Rodney is retired from Ridgewood Schools as a bus driver. Christie is retired as a caregiver. They have three children, Jason, Keith (Sarah) and Brian (Courtney) and a granddaughter. A family celebration is planned.