Francis and Jacquelyn Braun, McCracken, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a Mass and family vacation to Branson, Mo.

Children of the couple are Simone and Mark Werth, Hays, and Shawn and Stacey Braun, Emporia.

The couple has four grandchildren, Cameron and Leighton Werth, and Nathan and Breanna Brown.

Francis and Jacquelyn (Zimmerman) Braun were married May 19, 1962, in Schoenchen.