Mr. and Mrs. Mike Williams, Defiance, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.
Mike Williams and Jackie Crabill were married April 28, 1979 at St. John the Evengelist Catholic Church, Defiance.
The couple has three children: Joe (Brianne) Williams, Ben (Jolene) Williams, and Elizabeth (Manny) Lay.
They have seven grandchildren.
The couple celebrated their anniversary with a trip to Oahu and Kauai, Hawaii. They also stopped on the way in Prescott, Ariz., to visit one of Mike’s U.S. Marine Corps buddies. On their way home they traveled to Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif. They visited Del Mar beach and the U.S. Marine Corps base where Mike served in 1972-74 and where he returned home from a tour of duty in Desert Storm in 1991.