Steve and Beth Heims, Manchester, are celebrating 50 years of marriage.

Beth Kronlage and Steve Heims were married Nov. 27, 1971 at St. Francis Xavier Basilica.

They have four children: Chris (Amy) Heims, Alana (Jeremy) DeMoss, Stacy (Scott) Woellert and Nicholas (Laura) Heims.

They have 16 grandchildren.

The couple plan to celebrate with an open house Nov. 27 from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Edgewood Event Center.