Daniel and Anita Burton planned to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to Hilton Head, South Carolina.
Mr. Burton and the former Anita Emmert were married Oct. 23, 1976, at Hope United Methodist Church by the Rev. James Smith.
Mr. Burton is employed with U.S. Postal Service in Hope.
Mrs. Burton is employed with Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.
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The couple have three children, Jessica (Brian) Grismore, Abby (Patrick) Glasser and Megan (Greg) McCoy, and three grandchildren.