Luverne and Verna Bierle, of Webster City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 11.
Luverne Bierle and Verna Orth were married Aug. 11, 1961, at Petersburg Congregational Church in Lesterville, SD.
The couple will celebrate with an open house for family and friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 14 at First Congregational Church in Webster City.
Verna and Luverne Bierle
Hosting the event will be their children and spouses: Scott and Cindy Bierle of Eldora, Todd and Paula Bierle of Johnston and Tonya and Stan Matuszak of Omaha, Neb., along with their six grandchildren.