They celebrated the golden event with a family get together at the Hole 'N the Wall Lodge at Akron with relatives coming from Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Washington and eastern Iowa.
Frank Postma and Ruth Claire Geest were married Aug. 12, 1960, at Blue Grass Presbyterian Church in Blue Grass, Iowa, in the church founded by Ruth's great-great-grandmother.
They are the parents of three children, Bruce Postma of Le Mars, Bryan Postma and his friend, Melissa Ting, of Bothell, Wash., and Lori Postma-Spink and Robert Spink of Redmond, Wash. They have one granddaughter, Emily Spink.
Frank is retired from AMOCO Oil Company and Ruth from Le Mars Community Schools. Both are avid gardeners, genealogists, and volunteer in many community activities and clubs.