Kelsey and Arlene Wilder of New Concord celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary, April 2, 2012.
On April 2, 1972 (Easter Sunday), the couple were united in marriage at Byesville Assembly of God Church in Byesville.
The Rev. Everett Pafford officiated the ceremony.
Mrs. Wilder is an employee of Victorian Oaks in Cambridge.
Mr. Wilder is an employee of Dyno Nobel Transportation in Cambridge.
The couple are members of First Baptist Church in Otsego.
They have a son, David (Kara) Wilder of Canyon, Texas.
Completing the family circle is a grandchild, Sterling Wilder.
The couple celebrated with a trip to Hawaii in June 2011 for the wedding of their son and daughter-in-law.