Joseph and Tina Koler of Wheeling are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 14.
They were united in marriage Aug. 14, 1971 in First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Wheeling, with the late Dr. Hubert L. Barnett officiating.
Tina Koler is the daughter of the late Clyde "Pete" and Marie Clark Hudson of Wheeling. She is a retired teacher in Ohio County Schools.
Koler is the son of the late Edward and Cecelia Sadie Koler of Bridgeport. He is a retired business machine technician for Simmons Business Systems, Bethel Park, Pa. He has been a football official for 38 years on the Ohio Valley board, where he serves on the executive board and is the instructor for trainees.
They are the parents of three daughters. The family includes Carissa Koler of Wheeling; Natalie Koler and her fiance, Jesse McCready, of Bridgeville, Pa., and Amanda Niksic and her husband, Stephen, of Leechburg, Pa.
The Kolers will celebrate their anniversary with a family dinner and a trip to Oahu, Hawaii.