Thomas and Leanna Laswell of Newton are celebrating 50 years of marriage. There will be an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 28, 2012) at 913 W. 17th St. in Newton. Thomas Laswell and Leanna Wiens were married Oct. 28, 1962, in Newton. They have lived in Newton since their marriage. Thomas was employed for 37 years at Boeing in Wichita, retiring in 1994. The couple has two sons, Roger and Edward Laswell of Newton. The couple requests no gifts.