Ron and Lois (VanFleeren) Willard of Millersburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at the Essenhaus in Middlebury.
The two were married Sept. 14, 1968, at Zion United Church of Christ in Millersburg, by Rev. Rudolph Worthman.
Ron is retired from farming and Supreme Corporation in Goshen, and Lois is retired from Carriage Inc. in Millersburg and from Yoder's Department Store in Shipshewana.
The couple has three sons, Brian (Gina) Willard of Millersburg, Gene Willard of Syracuse, and Matt (Terri) Willard also of Millersburg. Their six grandchildren include Brady, Bryce, Bailey, Micah, Jeremy and Josh and one great-granddaughter.