John I. and Mae Koop, of Kamrar, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 12.
An open house will be held in their honor on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lions Building in Kamrar.
They were married on Aug. 12, 1961, at the United Methodist Church in Dows.
Mae and John I. Koop
Their children are Julie and Ron Horner, of Springfield, Mo., and Jana Koop, of Irving, Texas. They have two grandchildren.
The couple requests no gifts. Cards can be sent to the couple at: P.O. Box 19, Kamrar, IA, 50132.