Marvin and Bernice Kaiser, Hays, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 1 with a family dinner followed by an open house from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at St. Nicholas of Myra Parish Hall, 2901 E. 13th in Hays. The couple requests no gifts.

Children of the couple are Paula Beck and husband, Andy, Hays, and Brian Kaiser and wife, Lynne, Wichita.

The couple has three grandchildren: Shawn Kaiser, Baton Rouge, La., and Jenna Kaiser and Brandon Beck, Lawrence.

Marvin and Bernice were married Dec. 30, 1961, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Odin.