Mr. and Mrs. R. Scott Gerbitz of 28002 1600 East St., Walnut, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Walnut Community Building, Main Street, Walnut.
R. Scott Gerbitz and the former Carol Challand were married Nov. 23, 1963, at the Waterman Methodist Church in Waterman, Ill. They are the parents of three children, Christine Gerbitz of DeKalb, Catherine (Tim) Zirkle of Fort Myers, Fla., and Robert (Barb) Gerbitz of Tampico. They also have six grandchildren, Nathan, Karyn and Anna Overmann, Andrew and Tyler Zirkle, and Robin Gerbitz.
Scott retired from Walnut Custom Homes Inc. as sales manager and Carol retired from Ag View FS as a secretary. They now enjoy family, friends and hobbies which include woodworking for Scott and sewing and reading for Carol.
All friends and relatives are invited to attend the open house. It is requested that gifts be omitted.