John and Audrey Kemkes of Laurel celebrated their 55th anniversary with dinner at the Granary in Billings. Their son Frank joined them in celebration.
Audrey Goetze and John Kemkes were married April 25, 1959, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Carver, Minn.
The couple first lived in Maine where John served in the U.S. Air Force 75th Fighter Interceptor Squadron. In 1970, after having lived again in Minnesota, they moved their family to Billings where John worked in the dental industry for the next 32 years.
They have three sons, Brian (Paula), David and Frank; five grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.