ELKHART — Fred and Loraine (Elliott) DePriest celebrated their 65th anniversary this month.
They became husband and wife on Aug. 13, 1949.
They have four children, Donna (Bill) Tripp, Barry DePriest (in heaven), Dana DePriest and Dr. Roger (Susann) DePriest; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
They celebrated with a family dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. DePriest owned the Chicken Coop Restaurants for 36 years and retired in 2004.