They were married on Dec. 24, 1960, at the Center Point United Methodist Church, by Rev. John Chasteen.
Janice is the former Miss Hart.
Mauri and Janice have three daughters, Michelle and Steve Bell; Marci and Troy Hagan; and Marla Modesitt; and three grandchildren Carlee Bell, Konnor Cheek and Sophia Modesitt.
Cards of congratulations may be sent to the Modesitt's at 8230 N. St. Andrews Dr., Brazil, IN 47834.