Willard and Lois (Regier) Wiens were married on Oct. 25, 1963, at Zion Mennonite Church, Elbing.

They have three children: Karen Wiens, Jim and Kim Wiens, all of Newton, and Wendy Gronau and Patrick O'Hare of Lincoln. They have two grandchildren, Evan Gronau of Russell and Avery Gronau of Wichita.

Willard retired from Hehr International in 2004. Lois retired from Newton Medical Center in 2003.

The family has activities planned for Oct. 25-27 to celebrate this momentous occasion.