Their family is honoring them with a card shower . Cards and greetings may be sent to them at P.O. Box 318, Remsen, Iowa 51050.
Oscar Block and the former Bernice Schmit were married Jan. 31, 1950, at St. Anthony's Church at Hospers.
Their children are: Julie and Jim Hoffman of Weston, Mo., Charlie and Mary Block of Ames, Patti and Steve Herbster of Topeka, Kan., Phyllis and Matt Even of Algona, Ron and Marica Block od Mt. Lebanon, Pa., Sharon and Ron Ragsdale of Waverly, Rose and Paul Ruba of Manchester, Dan and Rochelle Block of Remsen, and Tom and Amy Block of Panora.
The couple has 30 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Both Oscar and Bernice are retired.