Jack and Mary Conrad, De Soto, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 29 with family and friends at the De Soto VFW.
The Conrads married Dec. 29, 1956, at St. Patrick's Church in Parsons.
Jack served in the United States Army in Korea from 1956 to 1958. He is a retired salesman. He also worked in maintenance at the former De Soto nursing center for many years. He is a member of the De Soto VFW No. 6654.
Mary has worked at Veterinary Laboratories in Lenexa for more than 30 years. She is a member of the De Soto VFW No. 6654 Ladies Auxiliary.
The Conrads are members of Holy Family Church in Eudora.
The couple have three children, John Conrad and Jim Conrad, both of Eudora, and Christy Hayes, De Soto; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.