Mr. and Mrs. Gene Wellbrock celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 5 at the Victoria Knights of Columbus Hall, hosting a dinner and dance in conjunction with the Minnie and George Wellbrock family reunion.

The couple also enjoyed dinner Nov. 4 at a local restaurant with their children and grandchildren.

Children of the couple are Gerard Wellbrock and wife, Tammy, Ann (Wellbrock) Hugunin and husband, Hyle, and Christine (Wellbrock) Weber and husband, Michael, all of Hays.

The couple has six grandchildren, Garrett, Allison, Abby, Janet, Patrick and Grant, all of Hays.

Gene and Joan (Schmidt) Wellbrock were married Nov. 4, 1961, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hays.