The couple will celebrate with an open house Sunday May, 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Calvin Christian Reformed Church in Le Mars.
Hosting the golden event will be their children, Jim and Kathleen Lyons of Ankeny, Bob and Jean Lyons of Lawrenceville, Ga., Don and Katy Lyons of Dacula, Ga., and David Lyons of Raleigh, N.C.
The couple has six grandchildren, Kelsey and Ben of Ankeny, Sam and Jonah of Lawrenceville, Ga., Emily of Dacula, Ga., and Jake in heaven.
Glenn Lyons and Rena De Jong were married May 10, 1960, in Orange City. Glen is now retired and Rena works in specialty advertising sales.