Ken and Ruth Herman, Ellis, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 27, 2008.

Children of the couple are Brenda House, Kansas City, Gregg Herman, Chicago, and Karla Leiker and husband, Curt, Hays.

The couple have five grandchildren, Shayne Turner, Taylor House, Cole Leiker and wife, Lindsay, Clay Leiker and Kaysha Leiker. They have a great-grandchild, Kali Leiker.

They are planning a trip to Kansas City with their family in October.

Kenneth Herman and Ruth Fuller were married Sept. 27, 1958, in St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellis.