George and Karen Kagle will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 5.

George and Karen (Gepner) Kagle were married April 5, 1968 at the First Baptist Church in Glendale, California.

George is retired after 36 years from American Maplan as a welder, and Karen is working as a substitute day care provider.

Their children are, Christina (Terry) Snyder of Galva, Melinda (Evan) Evans of Galva, and Rebecca (Doug) Powers of Corsicana, Texas.

They have eight grandchildren, Tiffany (Deges) Wood, Tashley (Brett) Bate, Vincent Evans, Elisabeth Evans, Evelyn Evans, Nicholas Evans, Braden Powers, Bailee Powers.

The couple is planning a vacation at a later date to celebrate their 50th anniversary.

Cards and well-wishes may be sent to the couple at P.O. Box 304, McPherson KS 67460.