Maurice and Patricia Koch of 2017 E. 1150th, Mendon, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.
They were married Oct. 20, 1962, in St. Rose Catholic Church in Quincy.
Mrs. Koch is the former Patricia Steinkamp, daughter of the late Virgil "Red" and Mary Steinkamp. Mr. Koch is a son of the late Eugene and Irene Koch.
They are the parents of Mrs. Brenda (Lee) Mudd of Maywood, Mo., and Michael Koch of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. They have two grandchildren.
Mr. Koch retired from Harris Corp. after 44 years of service, and Mrs. Koch retired from Frericks.
They are members of St. Edward Church in Mendon, Mississippi Valley Historical Antique Automobile Club, Adams County Old Tyme Association, Goldwing Road Rider Club and the Eagles Club, and they enjoy motorcycling and walking.
The couple has known each other since age 15.