Martin and Susan Helgeson were married Jan. 24, 1970, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Norfolk, Neb. The Rev. Allan W. Martin, father of the groom, performed the ceremony.
The couple has four children, Andrea Roth of Cape Girardeau, Jennifer Bickel of St. Charles, Mo., Jon Martin of Jefferson City, Mo., and Betsy Yunck of Cape Girardeau.
They have six grandchildren, Abigail, Andrew, Nathaniel and Aubrey Roth, Rebekkah Yunck, all of Cape Girardeau, and Sydney Martin of Jefferson City.