William and Ruth Ann Hanes will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. Their family is hosting an open house in their honor from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 29 at Chatfield Evangelical Pietist Church, 3535 Chatfield-Center Road.
The couple was married Sept. 29, 1963, at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Chatfield, by the Rev. Ron Claussen.
William is the son of the late Freemon and Mary Hanes. Ruth Ann is the daughter of Freda Loyer and the late Arthur Loyer.
They are the parents of three sons, Ken, Rick (Amy) and Randy (Nancy) Hanes, all of the Chatfield area. They also have six grandchildren.