Charles and Karen Gracik of McMechen are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary Monday, March 3.
They were united in marriage March 3, 1984 at St. James Catholic Church, McMechen.
Karen Gracik is the daughter of Marie Satterfield and Gurn Baldwin of Moundsville. She is employed as a merchandiser for American Greetings for over 20 years and Advantage Co. for over 14 years.
Charles Gracik is the son of the late Frank and Josephine Gracik of McMechen. He is an employee at Bayer Material Science of 28 years as a scientist. He also has received his ninth patent recently.
They are the parents of three children. The family includes Annie and her husband, Nathan, of Wheeling; Heather and her husband, Roger, of Wildomar, Calif.; Charles II and his fiancee, Ashley, of Wheeling. They have four grandchildren.
A celebration trip to the Dominican Republic is planned for a later date.