The family of Andy (Charles) and Jan Kotwis are announcing the couple's 50th anniversary.
Andy and the former Jan Perzanowski met at Kent State University and were married on July 27, 1963, in St. Clairsville, Ohio.
The couple have four children, Beth (Blair) Kotwis Carmichael of St. Joseph, Mo., Joe (Betsy) Kotwis of Columbus, John (Teresa) Kotwis of Seattle and Jim (Becky Bahmer) Kotwis of Raleigh, N.C. They also enjoy their eight grandchildren across the country.
The couple plan on celebrating privately with their family this fall.