Paul and Alice Schrant, Walker, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 11, 2008, with a reception hosted by their children in Walker.

Children of the couple are Marilyn Joy and husband, George, and Patty Anschutz, all of Hays; Lucy and Dave Conness, WaKeeney; Margie and Ricky Straub, Walker; William Schrant, Victoria; and Pam and Darrin Irwin, Salina.

The couple have 11 grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and six step-great-grandchildren.

Paul Schrant and Alice Rupp were married Oct. 11, 1958, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellis.