Dean and Chris Jorgenson, rural South Wayne, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Aug. 16, 2015. Dean and the former Chris Yeazel (formerly of Pardeeville) were married Aug. 16, 1975 at the East Wiota Lutheran Church in rural South Wayne.
The couple have four children: Ryan Dean Jorgenson (deceased); Erica Jorgenson of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Kia (Craig) Hendrickson of Cuba City and Justin (Sarah) Jorgenson of Sauk City.
They also have six grandchildren: Lukas, 10, Camryn, 7, Tyler, 6, Ryan, 6, Carly, 3 and Avery Mae, 1.
A family gathering with the wedding party was held at The New Glarus Hotel on Aug. 16 with music from The Stateline Playboys. One member, Keith Zweifel, played for the couple’s wedding and 25th anniversary dances.