The couple was honored with a surprise celebration with their family, including a limousine ride and dinner at Archie's Waeside in Le Mars Aug. 5.
The couple has four children: Christie and Tim Graettinger of Cherokee, Wendy Boylan of Le Mars, Julie and Chris Arens of Remsen and Scott and Mona Boylan of Le Mars. They have six grandchildren: Alec and Carter Arens, of Remsen, Logan and Dylan Boylan, of Le Mars, Tully Sanem of Missoula, Mont., and Joshua Hofland of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and two great-grandchildren, Ali and Cody Sanem of Missoula.
Hugh Boylan and Carol Kemp were married Aug. 10, 1961, at Elk Point, S.D.
The couple owned and operated the L&D Lounge in Le Mars and B&B Electronics of Le Mars. Both are now retired.