Norman and Sharon Channell, WaKeeney, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this month.

A small dinner party is planned for Sept. 22 in Hays, hosted by their children. The following day, an informal drop-in gathering will be held locally for friends.

Children of the couple are Cory Channell and wife, Millie, Evans, Colo., and Kendra Frank and husband, Dugan, Salina.

The couple have five grandchildren, Brenna, Allison and Collin, all of Evans, and Jocelyn and Truston, both of Salina.

Norman and Sharon Channell were married Sept. 15, 1962, in Quinter.

Cards can be sent to them at 421 N. Sixth, WaKeeney, KS 67672.