Mr. and Mrs. Jim Monroe will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 16 with an open house, hosted by their children, at Parkview Christian Church Family Life Center.
Joyce Stokes and Jim Monroe were married Sept. 2, 1966, at Wayside Chapel at St. John’s Methodist Church in Davenport, Iowa, by the Rev. Kenneth Metcalf.
Mr. Monroe is retired from State Fair Community College.
The couple has two children Jody (Don) Sharp, of Orrville, Ohio, and Dr. Jill Utley, of Phoenix, Arizona; and two grandchildren.
Friends and relatives are invited to the celebration. The couple request no gifts.