Rosalia Schmidt and Donald Putz, of New Vienna, were married 50 years ago May 23, 1970 at St. Mary Church in Cascade.

They are the parents of six children: Ann (Brian) Head, of Cumming, Don Jr. (Kalyn) Putz, of Dysart, Gina (Lorin) Reicks, of Cedar Rapids, Jeni (Brian) Ernist, of Epworth, Chris (Leann) Putz, of Waukee and Amy (special friend Ken Steffensmeier) Putz, of New Vienna.

They have 15 grandchildren.

Family, friends and relatives came at their leisure throughout the weekend to celebrate the occasion.