Willard (Willie) and Eva Friesen celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary early with a week-long family trip to Gulf Shores in Fort Morgan, Ala. in late July.
Willie and the former Eva Thiessen were married Sept. 16, 1962, at Bethel Mennonite Church in Inman.
Willie retired from car sales and management after 47 years in the automobile business, the last 27 years for Wallace Chevrolet in McPherson. Eva recently retired after more than 23 years as Inman City Clerk.
They have two sons: Jeff and wife Nancy Friesen, and Scott and wife Peggy Friesen, all of Inman. Their five grandsons are: Jake Friesen, Pittsburg; Jason Friesen, North Newton; Jared Friesen, Justin Friesen and Jordan Friesen, all of Inman.
Cards may be sent to P.O. Box 78, Inman, KS 67546.