Richard and Bertha Pottmeyer of Devola celebrated their 65th anniversary Aug. 11.

They were married on Aug. 11, 1948, at St. John’s Church in Churchtown by the Rev. Donaldson.

She is the daughter of the late Leo and Alice Strahler. He is the son of the late Gilbert and Aline Pottmeyer.

They have eight children, Donna (Nick) Sommer of Cincinnati; Janet (Larry) Steinel; Judy McCoy and Charlene (Tom) Hoff, all of Marietta; Rick (Kim) Pottmeyer of South Carolina, Cheryl (Don) Miller of Waterford; Kevin (Janell) Pottmeyer of Belpre; and Gerald Pottmeyer of Parkersburg.

They have 23 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.