The couple will celebrate the golden event with a gathering of family and friends.
Hosting the event will be their four children and 11 grandchildren. They are: Becki and Mike McGlauflin of Sioux City, and their children Corby, Eric and Travis; Vicki and Barry Borchers of Le Mars, and their children, Jacci, Bryan, Scott and Tyler; Scott and Jill Renken of Le Mars and their children, Molly and Mitch; and Jodi and Tim Wiese of Webster City and their children, Jay and Emma.
Erwin Renken and Joan Beitelspacher were married Aug. 7, 1959, at Christ Lutheran Church, Grant Township, rural Le Mars. They are retired from farmng.