Rus and Diana Hagenah of 4126 Payson Road will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner, hosted by their children, at the Patio.
They were married March 2, 1968, at Union United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Hagenah is a daughter of Jack (Vivian) and the late Rosemary Hogge. Mr. Hagenah is a son of the late Harold and Alberta Hagenah.
They are the parents of Melissa (David) Swan of O'Fallon, Mo., Melinda Prenger and her fiance, Phillip Allen, of Hannibal, Mo., and Ryan (Kylee) Hagenah of Quincy; a daughter, Michelle Hagenah, is deceased. They have six grandchildren.
Mr. Hagenah has been employed by Gem City College for 50 years and has been the president since 1987. Mrs. Hagenah has been employed by the college since 1986 and both are still involved in the day-to-day operations.
They are members of Bethel Assembly of God Church.
The couple met at Sandy's on Broadway while riding the loop.