OTTUMWA — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Christy of Ottumwa will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family gathering at their daughter's vacation home on Puget Sound.
Janeane Tjaden and Richard Christy were married June 6, 1964, at St. John Lutheran Church in Charles City.
He was a State Farm agent, and she was a teacher.
The couple has two children, Shawna Applegate of Fairfield and Heather Mefford of Seattle, Washington. They also have five grandchildren.