Raymond and Irene Uttech are celebrating their 74th wedding anniversary.
Raymond and the former Irene Marg were married on Aug. 26, 1944, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Ixonia. The Rev. Erwin Schroeder officiated the ceremony.
Raymond and Irene have five children, Dennis (Kathy), Merrikay Knight, Allan (Sue), Sharon (Dean) Bleecker and Lori (Robert) Dathan, all of Watertown. They also have 18 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.