Richard and Faye Geschwentner, Ellis, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 1, 2009.

Parents of the couple are the late Joe and Otillia Geschwentner and the late Celly and Barbara Zimmerman.

Children of the couple are Jeff Geschwentner and wife, Laura, Kim Gaschler and husband, Rick, Patrick Geschwentner and wife, Wendy, Kelly Kratz and husband, Greg.

The couple have seven grandchildren, Lindsey, Erick, Brandon, Mara, Nicholas, Moriah and Noah.

Rick Geschwentner and Faye Zimmerman were married Aug. 1, 1959, at St. Anthony Church, Schoenchen.