Michael and Francis Demaris of Walla Walla will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary today with a reception at their home, hosted by Andy Aguilar.
The couple met at her brother's house. They married on Dec. 12, 1970, in College Place. Francis' maiden name is Aguilar.
Michael was employed for 20 years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and now works at Key Technology. He enjoys singing and classical music. Francis is a homemaker and enjoys cooking and spending time with her grandchildren.
They have a daughter, a son and seven grandchildren.