They were married in Annunciation Catholic Church by Fr. Charles McSween.
John is retired as a senior engineer at Allison Transmission Division of General Motors.
Karen is the former Miss Brown.
The Kingery's have four children, Kimberly and Randy Bourff; Suzanne and Tim Hendrickson; the late John Steven; and Cynthia and Michael Hoffa; eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
All friends and family are invited to an open house, hosted by their daughters at the Harmony Community Center, on Saturday, July 17 at 1 p.m. John and Karen will renew their vows at 1:30 p.m.
Although they enjoy their home in Brazil, they have found spending the winter at their home in Florida, much to their liking.
Cards are welcome, no gifts please.