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READLYN — Virgil and Mary Matthias will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at a later date.

Virgil Matthias and Mary Mills were married June 14, 1969, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Readlyn.

Virgil retired from Farm Bureau and Readlyn Savings Bank, and Mary is a former elementary school teacher in the Denver school district.

Their family includes children Greg (Kris) Matthias, of Readlyn, Julie (Greg) Froning, of Dike, Annette (Darin) Trimble, of Cedar Falls, Eric (Andrea) Matthias, of Gilbert, Arizona, and Brett (Justina) Matthias, of Gardner, Kansas. They also have 12 grandchildren (two grandsons deceased, Brock and Jared) and five great-grandchildren.

Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 32, Readlyn, IA 50668.