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William and Thelma Hoffman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 30.
Bill and Thelma were married at First Baptist Church in Ramsey on June 30, 1963. Their attendants were sister, Janet Hanson, and brother, Robert Hoffman.
Bill is a retired farmer, and Thelma is a retired teacher aide in the Vandalia School District.
They are the parents of three children: Laurie and her husband Brad Wells, William Hoffman, and Susan and her husband Eric Portz.
They have 10 grandchildren – Jessica Sefton, Meredith Dean, Molly and Grant Wells, and Katelin, Josie, Ben, Grace, Luke and Max Portz – and two great-grandchildren, Sydney Sefton and Charlotte Dean.
The couple will be celebrating their anniversary with a family trip to Wisconsin Dells.