George and Linda Plowman, Hays, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 10 with a surprise weekend trip to a Kansas City Royals baseball game, a lunch reception at Paisano's Restaurant, Lawrence, and a picnic at Lone Star Lake, where George proposed to Linda. The weekend was hosted by their children.
Children of the couple are Kevin Plowman and wife, Mary, Lawrence, Patti Kasselman and husband, Mike, Great Bend, and Penny Lawson and husband, Doug, Larned.
The couple has eight grandchildren, Derek and wife, Melissa, Mercedes, Sarah, Brianna, Amber, Branson, Kacee and Catera.
The couple has a great-grandchild, Elizabeth Jane.
George and Linda (Floro) Plowman were married Aug. 10, 1963, at Church of Christ, Lawrence.