Mr. and Mrs. Edgar (Jake) and Joan Stratmann of the Liberty community celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. The couple were married Aug. 31, 1963, in Fort Smith.

Mrs. Stratmann is retired from the city of Fort Smith.

Mr. Stratmann is a U.S. Army veteran and retired from Swift & Co. in Fort Smith.

They have two children, Suzanne Hooks and husband Terry of Flower Mound, Texas, and Jason Stratmann and wife Tina of Muldrow; and 12 grandchildren.