Robert "Doc" and Mary Ellerman of Sunset Apartments, 301 N. Eighth, will celebrate 50 years of marriage from 1 to 3 p.m. March 18 in the Sunset Apartments Activity Room. Their family will host the event. Family and friends are invited.
Mr. Ellerman and the former Mary Seitz were married March 16, 1968, at Zion United Church of Christ.
Mrs. Ellerman is a daughter of the late William and Virginia Seitz. Mr. Ellerman is a son of the late Elmer and Helen Ellerman.
Mr. Ellerman farmed for 40 years before retiring in 1999. He then worked at Knapheide Manufacturing Co. until 2009.
Mrs. Ellerman retired from Motorola in 1975 and was then self-employed until 2009.
They enjoy playing cards and bingo.