AMSTERDAM - Richard and Hisako Mangiopane of Amsterdam will celebrate their 40th anniversary Wednesday.
They were united in marriage on March 10, 1970, in Japan.
He is the son of the late Benjamin and Lillian Mangiopane and is employed by Severstal North America.
She is the daughter of Kazue Ichihara of Japan and is employed by Wheeling Corrugating.
They have two daughters: Umiko Post of Dunlap, Ill., and Reiko Carey of Berea. They have three grandchildren.
They will be taking a vacation in Europe later this year and will celebrate their anniversary with a weekend getaway to Oglebay Park.