Ken and Carolyn (Sims) Weigel, formerly of Ellis, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 20 with a reception at 10:30 a.m. at Best Western Quartz and Wichita ballrooms in Altus, Okla.

Children of the couple have been planning a lunch reception that will include a video presentation, musical performances by their grandchildren, and many shared memories and stories of their lives. Children of the couple are Mike, Mark, Mathew and Marilyn Lynn and their spouses. The couple has 12 grandchildren.

The couple met while Ken was stationed at Chanute Air Force Base and Carolyn was attending school in Windsor, Ill.

Cards can be sent to the couple in care of their eldest son, Mike Weigel, at 4902 Sentry Woods Lane, Pearland, TX 77584. Stories, memories and RSVPs can also be shared by e-mailing Shannon Weigel at Shannenkay @sbcglobal.net or calling (832) 372-3692.

Ken and Carolyn (Sims) Weigel were married Nov. 19, 1960, at Immaculate Conception Church, Mattoon, Ill.