Laurel and Anita Hergert of Otis will celebrate their 60th anniversary with an Open House Reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 11, at the Trinity Lutheran Church basement in Otis. Hosts for the event will be their children and grandchildren, Blane Hergert and his wife Sue and children Justin, Melissa, and Nicole of Jetmore, and Gay Tuttle and her husband Tom, and daughter Emily of Tulsa Okla.
Leon A. and Joan E. Werth will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today with a Come and Go reception from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave, Great Bend. The couple requests no gifts.
Richard and Nina Elson will celebrate their 35th anniversary with a celebration from noon to around 8 p.m. on August 9, at the main shelter in Veterans Memorial Park in Great Bend. Family and friends are invited.
Jerry and Kayleen Kern of Great Bend will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 8, at St. Patrick Parish Center in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be their children, Kevin and Kimberly Kern of Olathe, Loren and Donna Kern of Cave Springs, Ark. and Brian Kern of Lyons.
Willis and Theresa Bieberle will celebrate their 60th anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 2 at St. Patrick's Parish Center, 4100 Broadway in Great Bend. Hosts for the event will be their children, Mark Bieberle of Wichita, Robert Bieberle of Topeka and Mary Kay and Dave Lumadue of Pittsburgh, Pa. The couple has seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.