Surprise gathering set for the Stevens

Bob and Geri Stevens of Batavia will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a surprise gathering from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 16 at the Libertyville Community Center in Libertyville.

Lunch will be served at noon. Friends and family who cannot attend can visit with the couple at their home after 3 p.m.

Bob Stevens and Geri Miller were married June 16, 1978, in Mt. Pleasant.

The couple has four children: Rance Miller of Davenport, Kirk Stevens of Jacksonville, North Carolina, Jami Stevens, deceased, and B.J. Stevens of Batavia. They also have five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.