Richard and Carol (Mayhew) Pywell, Fremont, Iowa, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 7 p.m. at Zurich Grade School.

Children of the couple are Tracy Miller and husband, J.R., Edgerton; Jill Wechsler and husband, Kirby, Overbrook; and Brandee Klawonn and husband, Raymond, Charleston, Ill.

The couple has four grandchildren.

Richard worked at Hadley Hospital in Hays for 28 years and hospitals in Charleston and Ottumwa, Iowa, from which he retired.

Carol retired after 23 years with Walmart.

The couple spends much of their time on various remodeling projects, including their latest endeavor in Plainville, an event center. They are looking forward to a future relocation back to family farmland in Zurich.

Richard and Carol (Mayhew) Pywell were married June 23, 1962, at The Church of the Nazarene, Plainville.