Bill and Marie Stanley celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 27 in Wichita.
Bryon and Carolyn Nelson will celebrate their 50th anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. today with a reception at the Trinity Lutheran Church fellowship hall, 2701 24th in Great Bend. Friends and family are invited.
Leland and Roberta Keil of Galatia will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a card shower.
Eudale and Magdalene Brack of Otis will celebrate their 65th anniversary with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Otis, located at 200 West Ellen Street. Family and friends are invited to celebrate with them. The couple requests no gifts.
Betty and Larry Kear celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 14 at the Siegal reunion held at the 4-H Building in Salina. Present were their five children, Chris and Lisa Kear, of Easton, Paul and Paula Kear of Colwich, Kim and P.J. Nowak of Gorham, Pam and Andy Gabbert of Broadon, and Joy and Jeff Allison of Minneapolis; grandchildren, Megan Kear, Cody Kear, Chase, Cole and Clay Kear, Phillip, Audra and Julia Nowak, Joshua, Justin and Jessica Gabbert, Cyrus and Heidi Haynes; as well as family members, the Kear cousins, the Jones family, and friends.
Melvin and Juanita Flegler will celebrate their 50th anniversary with an open house at 4 p.m. On Sept. 11 at the Russell VFW, 248 N. Memorial Drive. Friends and family are invited to attend. Hosts for the event will be their children, Kim Stoppel and Kevin Flegler, both of Russell, and Kristen Pfeifer of Hays.
Milton and Peggy Raymer will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a family dinner.
Jerry and Merlyn Stoecklein of Great Bend will celebrate their 50th anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 5 at the Carl Soden Recreation Center, 1214 Stone. Hosts for the event will be their sons , Karl Stoecklein of Houston, Tx. and Alan Stoecklein of Olmitz and their niece LeaAnn Leroy.
Steve and Mildred Reif of Claflin will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Aug. 30 with a family celebration.
Steve and Gina Gould celebrated their 25th anniversary on Aug. 14 in Cheney. Melvin and Eunice Dreher and Betty Edwards of Great Bend celebrated with the couple as well Steve's parents from Dodge City and other relatives and friends. Gina is the daughter of Eunice Dreher. Steve is the grandson of Betty Edwards.
Marlin and Normalee Isern of Ellinwood will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Sept. 4 with a card shower.
LeRoy and Jean Dringmann celebrated their 60th anniversary with a family gathering in Wichita.
Don and Beverly Zink of Claflin celebrated their 50th anniversary with a family dinner.