Steve and Sue Stauffer of Franklin are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to Washington state.

Mr. Stauffer and his wife, the former Sue Wade, were married Dec. 28, 1974, at High Point Church of God in Dixon, Missouri.

He is retired from General Motors.

They are both the owners and operators of Stauffer’s Dream Garden.

They are the parents of Mitchell (Jennifer), Erich (Suzanne), and Scott (Dennis) Stauffer, and grandparents of eight grandchildren.