Greetings may be sent to the couple at P.O. Box 736, Akron, Iowa 51001.
Hosting the event will be three nieces: Cindy Hendricksen of Sanford, Fla., Gail Jackson of Kent, Wash., and Suzi Raybell of Woodland, Wash.
Gordon Gerling and Shirley Herzig were married Aug. 31, 1947, at the First Baptist Church in Le Mars. They were longtime Rutland, S.D., area residents, before retiring and moving to Akron in 1998.