Dennis and Regina Luessenheide of Maryville celebrated their 50th anniversary on February 9, 2013 with a family dinner at Favazzas On the Hill.
Dennis and the former Regina Caraway were married on February 9, 1963 at Grace Methodist Church in Nashville, IL by Rev. Ray Porter.
Dennis is retired from AT&T as a communications technician and is active with Boy Scouts of America, First United Methodist Church - Collinsville and United Methodist Men.
Regina is a retired medical biller and is active with Priscilla Circle and First United Methodist Church - Collinsville.
They have 3 children: Janet Luessenheide of Raymore, Mo., Kelly Luessenheide of Collinsville, IL and Dean (Jessica) Luessenheide of Maryville, IL.
They have one granddaughter, Payton Luessenheide.