Alfred "Fritz" and Anita Braun celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 18, 2009.

Children of the couple are Diana Schmidtberger and husband, Bill, Pamela Scheck and husband, Norman, and Brenda Hoffman and husband, Dave, all of Victoria; and Connie Schaben and husband, Ken, Hays.

The couple have 16 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren.

Fritz and Anita (Leiker) Braun were married April 4, 1959, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays.