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Denny and Marcia (Twyford) Speas (AP)

Denny and Marcia (Twyford) Speas (AP)
Denny and Marcia Speas

Posted on Jan. 11, 2014 at 12:00 a.m.

ELKHART — Denny and Marcia (Twyford) Speas celebrated their 50th anniversary last month.

They were married Dec. 28, 1963, at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Elkhart. They were high school sweethearts, and both graduated from Elkhart High School in 1960.

They celebrated with an Alaskan cruise in June and with a celebration meal Dec. 27 at Das Dutchman Essenhaus with family and friends.

Their family consists of one son, David Speas, and his wife, Andrea, and their two children, Collin and Emma; and their daughter, Gina Speas, married to Andrew DeBartolo, and their son, Vincent.