Gene and Bonnie Kroeger

Gene and Bonnie (Hofer) Kroeger will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, June 23, from 2-4:30 p.m. with a 3 p.m. program at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1102 Norfolk Ave., Norfolk.

The celebration will be hosted by their children and spouses, Mike (Jessica) Kroeger, Melanie Kroeger (Rodrigo Olivares), Michelle (Lee) lndra, all of Norfolk, and Melissa Kirchner of Overland Park, Kan. Their grandchildren are Nate Kroeger, Tomas Kroeger-Olivares, Kennedy and Skylar Indra of Norfolk, and Kennedy and Beckett Kirchner of Overland Park.

The couple were married on June 22, 1959, at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Brunswick. lf unable to attend cards can reach the couple at 402 S. Eastwood, Norfolk, NE 68701. The couple requests no gifts.

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