Gerald and Anita Ruder will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 4 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays.

Children of the couple are Michael and Rita, St. Charles, Mo.; Denise and Jeff, Salina; and Sheila and Andrew, Olathe.

The couple have eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Gerald and Anita Ruder were married Sept. 5, 1960, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays.