Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stewart will celebrate their 40th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 16.
Carita Baslee and Richard Stewart were married Aug. 16, 1974, at Grover Park Baptist Church in Warrensburg by the Rev. Curtis A. Hutchenson.
Mr. Stewart is a custodian at Skyline Elementary. Mrs. Stewart is a deaf education interpreter at Skyline Elementary.
They have three children, David L. Stewart and Jeremy P. Stewart, both of Long Beach, Calif., and Joe D. Stewart, of Sedalia.