Ben and Lorene Pohnert of Thayer will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Dec. 24. Ben Pohnert and Lorene Pingleton were married Dec. 24, 1936. They have a son, Donald Rex Pohnert, and wife, Sammie Jo, of White Deer, Texas; a daughter, Dolly Ruth Jewel of Cape Girardeau; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The Pohnerts say they would appreciate hearing from friends and relatives. Cards can be mailed to Rt. 2 Box 2051, Thayer, MO 65791.