Their family is honoring the couple with a card shower. Cards and greetings may be sent to them at 254 Fourth St. SE, Apt. A, Le Mars, Iowa 51031.
The couple has seven children: Linda and Darwin Huls of Le Mars, Larry Hargens of Omaha, Neb., Jim Hargens of Seattle, Wash., Janice and Lon Sitzmann of Kingsley, Dennis and Kathy Hargens of Le Mars, Darrell and Kim Hargens of Le Mars and Ron Hargens of Le Mars. They have 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Virtus Hargens and the former Lois Joens were married Jan. 1, 1948, in Manning.