Helen, Tony Flieg Sr. celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary

The Fliegs in 1952

The Fliegs in 1952

Helen and Tony Flieg Sr. of Lemay celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary March 29 during a reception at Hodak’s in St. Louis.

Mr. Flieg and the former Helen Kostelnik were married March 29, 1952, at St. Francis DeSales in St. Louis.

He has been self-employed in the cookware business for 54 years.

They are parents of eight children: Tony Flieg Jr., Mary Ann Mierzejewski, Charlene Hegel, Mark Flieg, Dr. Linda Flieg, Christopher Flieg, John Flieg and David Flieg.

The couple have 21 grandchildren.