John and Rose Schechtman, of Manchester, are celebrating 50 years of marriage.

John M. Schechtman, of Earlville, and Rose A. Bries, of Epworth, were united in marriage April 18, 1970 at St. Patrick’s, Epworth.

They have four children: Sandy Schechtman, Manchester, Dawn Schechtman, Manchester, Jana (Chad) Sellers, Manchester, and John J. (Kerry) Schechtman, Earlville.

They have four grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

Help them celebrate by sending cards to: 832 E. Union St., Manchester, IA 52057.