Loren and Leona Newell, Damar, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 4, 2010, in Branson, Mo., hosted by their children.

Children of the couple are Brian Newell and wife, Rhonda, and Kenny Newell and wife, Brenda, all of Damar, Tammy VanLoenen and husband, Bruce, Hill City, Marcy Kee and husband, Allen, Beloit, and Krisson Timken and husband, Chris, Hays.

The couple have 15 grandchildren.

Loren and Leona (Hamel) Newell were married June 4, 1960, in Damar.