Will celebrate John and Donna Schaefer, Wakonda, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 17 at the McMahon Center in Wakonda. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.
Donna Nelson and John Schaefer were married Oct. 15, 1949 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wakonda. They have four children: Jackie (Joe) Trudeau, Jefferson; Tom (Cathy) Schaefer, St. Paul, MN; Dave (Donna) Schaefer, Marshall, MN and Jan (Bill) Hansen, Centerville; and 14 grandchildren.