Merlin and Patsy Eisenbarger will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. June 21 at the Grove Moose Lodge in Grove, Okla. Family and friends are invited.
The Eisenbargers were married on June 21, 1958 in Eudora, where they attended Eudora High School. They lived in Kansas the first 25 years of marriage and raised their three children there.
They owned and operated Merlin's Hy-Klas Grocery and Merlin's Ice Co. until they moved to grove in 1983. They started Grove Beauty Supply in 1986 and retired in 1996.
They are members of First Christian Church in Grove. They have both been active in the moose lodge for more than 20 years and are active in other civic programs.
They have two daughters: Penny, who lives in Lawrence with her husband Mike Harrell; and Pam Landon, who lives in Northern Missouri. They have four grandchildren: Brad, Max, Cliff and Wendell.