Ron and Mickey (Mary) Kelchen will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 15.
Ron and Mickey (Mary) McDonell were married June 15, 1968 at St. Paul Church in Worthington.
They have five children: Brenda (Steve, deceased) Weaver, of Cedar Rapids; Jeff (Charity) of Earlville; Steve (Aimee) of Summit, Wis.; Jason (Angel) of Castle Rock, Colo.; and Amanda (Jim) Brown, of Dyersville.
They have 13 grandchildren: Chloe, Sam, Zach (Katrina) Weaver; Cody (Brittany), Cade (Alicia), Jocelyn, Austin, Justin, Emmet and Graham Kelchen; Ethan Ottaway; Hannah Heiderscheit; and Makayla Brown.
They have three great-grandchildren: Aubree Kelchen, Kaylee and Nevaeh Weaver.