Merle and Georgi Adermann of Vandalia will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this Sunday.
Merle Adermann and Georgi Stombaugh were married on July 29, 1972, in Vandalia.
Georgi is a registered nurse at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia, and Merle works as maintenance director at Brookstone Estates in Vandalia.
They are the parents of three children: Dana Brown (deceased), Katie Adermann of Taylorville and Matthew Adermann of Taylorville. They have three grandchildren: Darin and Mattie Brown, and Lola Dana-Jean Hackney.