John and Jan Heller will be celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were married on Sept. 13, 1969, at the Congregational Church in Pierce. They have two children, Bob (Jayne) Heller and Lori (Todd) Mink all of Battle Creek; five grandchildren, Nicole (Bryce) Husske of Harrisburg, S.D., Steph (Riley) Johnson of Sioux Falls, S.D., Blake Heller of Kearney, McKenna Mink of Lincoln and Mason Mink of Battle Creek; and two great-grand children, Owen and Jade of Harrisburg.

Their family is requesting a card shower in honor of this special occasion. Notes and cards of congratulations can reach them at PO Box 453, Battle Creek, NE 68715.

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Bob and Lorraine Schnitzler will be married 60 years on Nov. 21, 2019. They were united in marriage on Nov. 21, 1959, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Humphrey. To celebrate, a Mass and dinner is planned for Nov. 30 with their six children, Sandra and Rod Gnirk of Lexington, Jean and Todd C…

Bernie and Sue (Galbraith) Auten will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Lincoln on Nov. 8, 1969.

Leon and Cheryl (Rice) Northouse will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 25. They will be having an open house on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Stables Event Center, 1905 Vicki Lane, Norfolk.

Patrick and Rhonda Tyler are celebrating 40 years of marriage on Oct. 19, 2019. These two high school sweethearts are celebrated by their children, Alisha Wolfe, Faith Rasmussen and Jacob Tyler. In addition, they have six amazing grandchildren, Violet, Harlie, Emsley, Benton, Jax and Georgia…

Leon and Cheryl (Rice) Northouse will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 25. They will be having an open house on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Stables Event Center, 1905 Vicki Lane, Norfolk.

Happy 40th wedding anniversary to Tom and Midge Hedrick from the two reasons you stayed married! You’re welcome!

An open house to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Mike and Kathy Tinker will be Saturday, Sept. 21, at 5 p.m. in the pavilion at the Pierce County Fairgrounds.

Dr. Charles and Beverly Henkel are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 19. They were married Sept. 19, 1969, at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Hinsdale, Ill.