Mr. and Mrs. James Schertz of Tiskilwa will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
James Schertz and the former Joanne Rieker were married Feb. 23, 1963, in the Malden Methodist Parsonage with Chuck Larson and Shirley Lilley as attendants.
He is a farmer and she is a housewife. They are the parents of two sons, Todd (Pam) Schertz of Tiskilwa and Tom (Julia) Schertz of Woodbury, Minn.; and one daughter, Jamie (Tom) Hassler of Princeton. They also have nine grandchildren, Cody, Collin, Colbi and Casey Schertz of Tiskilwa, Megan, Mitch and Emily Schertz of Woodbury, Minn., and Ethan and Avery Hassler of Princeton.