Hosting the golden event will be their children: Debra and John Ahlers and Denise and Neal Anthony, all of Le Mars. The couple's firstborn children, premature twin sons Kevin and Keith, passed away shortly after birth on Oct. 4, 1963.
Bill and Janice are also blessed with seven grandchildren: Rebecca, Jill, Kristen and Daniel Ahlers, and Brendan, Tanner and Chance Anthony.
Bill Renken and the former Janice Tammen were married June 10, 1962, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Craig.
The Renkens have resided on their farm by Brunsville their entire married life.