August 12, 2018

George and Julie Semple of Sioux City will celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary and their 92nd birthdays with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Siouxland Senior Center, 313 Cook St., in Sioux City.

Cards may be sent to 705 Douglas St., Suite 307, Sioux City, IA 51101.

Their children are Tim and Sherry Semple, Steve Semple, P. Harley and Marty Semple, Dennis and Nettie Semple, Don Semple, Robert and Gayle Semple, and Katie and Mike Krause. The couple has 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

George was born on June 25, 1926, and Julie was born on Oct. 5, 1926. They were married on Sept. 8, 1947. George still works for himself at George Semple Real Estate and the Benson Building. Julie volunteers for several hours at their church.

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