Charles and Sandra Bieker, Wakefield, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday. The family celebrated in September with a dinner in Kansas City, Kan.

Children of the couple are Mark Bieker and wife, Jan, Hays, Michelle Caples and husband, Jim, Lenexa, René Novak and husband, Curt, Olathe, and Kurt Kocher and wife, Cindy, Concordia.

They have four grandchildren, Jaime Caples and Scott Phalp, Kansas City; Melissa Pinkney and husband, Jeff, Hays, Kenton Kocher, Manhattan, and Tyler Kocher, Concordia.

The couple has two great-grandsons, Carson and Caden Pinkney, Hays.

Charles and Sandra (Chapman) Bieker were married Jan. 2, 1961, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays.