They were married at St. Margaret Mary's Church, Terre Haute, in 1960.
Doug graduated in 1957 from Greencastle High School. He retired from Indiana State Farm in 2008 after 19 years of service.
Ceil graduated from Schulte High School, Terre Haute, in 1959. She is a homemaker and spent her time raising the couple's two sons, Steve and Rick.
Their grandchildren are Donny and Jackie Barger of Greencastle and Jake and Jessie Neumann of Havelock, N.C.
They are the great-grandparents of Shelby, Kylie and Katie Barger of Greencastle.
Doug and Ceil will celebrate their anniversary by going on a cruise to the Caribbean Islands.