Mr. and Mrs. William "Bill" McKarns of Hanoverton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Lake Placentia Banquet Center on Westville Lake Road, North Georgetown.
The former Pauline Rohr and Mr. McKarns were married on Oct. 18, 1958, at St.
Mary's Catholic Church in Massillon.
The McKarns are retired dairy farmers and members of St. John's Catholic Church in
Summitville. They continue to be active in various community organizations.
The festivities will be hosted by their children and spouses, Joe of Lisbon, Anne Marie Fraser of Beloit, Susan of Missouri, Teresa (Ken) Feigert of Hubbard, Richard (Tricia) of Texas, David of Carrollton, John of Kensington, Steve of Tennessee, Mary (Philip) Wolfgang of Hanoverton, and Judy (Mark) Fitch of Lisbon.
A son Mark is deceased. The couple also has 13 grandchildren.
The honorees request that gifts be omitted.