Ruth and Richard
Ruth and Richard
Richard and Ruth Balk will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Starlite Ballroom in Lawler. Light refreshments will be served and the Jim Busta Polka Band will be providing music.

Richard Balk and Ruth Zweibohmer were married Oct. 5, 1963, at St.Francis De Sales Catholic Church in Ossian.

Richard and Ruth are retired from farming. In their retirement, they enjoy traveling to area towns and auctions. They also enjoy spending time with their eight grandchildren.

Hosting the event will be their children, Diane and Carl Daugherty, Dan and Katherine Balk and Doug and Karen Balk.

No gifts are requested.