Douglas and Sheila Coffman Spessert

Douglas and Sheila Coffman Spessert will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. April 14 at the First Baptist Church in Parsons.

They were married April 13, 1968, at Shiloh Church of the Brethren at Kasson by the Rev. H.O. Poling.

They are the parents of three daughters, Reshell Southerly of Harrisonburg, Virginia, Trina Zerkle and husband, John, of Timberville, Virginia, and Tiffany Southerly and husband, Jeremy, of Fulks Run, Virginia. They also have five grandchildren.

Gifts are to be omitted; your presence is requested to help them celebrate.