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Paul and Mary Lou (Deits) Saunders of Jasper celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Wednesday, May 30. They are planning a celebration on Father’s Day with their family.
They were married at Grace Brethren Church in Waterloo, Iowa; Rev. Arnold Kriegbaum officiated.
Paul was a masonry contractor before purchasing a Winter Texan RV Park in San Benito, Texas, which they owned and operated before retiring to Jasper.
The couple has five children, Paula (Darrel) McCully of Warrensburg, Mo.; Dr. Mark (Bobby) Saunders of Engelwood, Ohio; Lou Ann (Steve) Hyland of Des Moines, Iowa; Mike (Rhonda) Saunders of Vinton, Iowa; and Ricky Saunders of Jasper.
They enjoy nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren; they survive on great-grandchild.