Mr. and Mrs. Meyer celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 3, 2021 with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren at The Bullpen Bar & Grill in New Athens. Wayne Meyer and Betty Rujawitz were married Oct. 3, 1956 at United Church of Christ in Belleville by Rev. Alfred Schroeder. They have four children: Kim Amann, Tim (Karen) Meyer, Kay (Hugh) Wacker and Kris Rettinghouse; 10 grandchildren: Michael Amann (deceased), Kari (Kevin) Luthy, Kelly Amann, Kristie (Michael Yuhas) Amann, Tony (Rachel) Meyer, Kasey (Travis) Little, Chance Wacker, Alexa Wacker, Katie (Tony) Mulholland and Cody Rettinghouse; 11 great-grandchildren: Taylor and Landon Luthy, Kylee and Hunter Amann, Maddox and Kadence Yuhas, Abigayle and Gweneth Meyer, Auggie Little, and Brayden and Khloe Mulholland. They reside in rural New Athens on the Meyer Family Farm.