Jerry and Viola Kaempfe's children will host a 50th wedding anniversary recognition Aug. 30, after the 9 a.m. church service at Messiah Lutheran Church, Hays.

Children of the couple are Tina Anguish and husband, Albert, and Victor Kaempfe and wife, Tracy, Amarillo, Texas.

The couple have a grandson, Richard, Amarillo. The couple plan to celebrate later next year after their son returns from his second tour of duty in Iraq.

Jerry Kaempfe and Viola Vincent were married Aug. 30, 1959, at Messiah Lutheran Church, Hays.