Mr. and Mrs. Karl R. Schmidt, of Warren, observed their 50th anniversary on July 6, 2013.
Karl and the former Patricia Whittaker were married July 6, 1963, at Evansville Baptist Church. The Rev. Don Loomis officiated.
They will celebrate with a family dinner at a later date, hosted by their children, Robert (Vickie) Schmidt and Traci (Dan) Romer. They also have four grandchildren.
Karl worked 25 years at ITT Grinnell until it closed, and 23 years at Dietrich Industries, retiring in 2010. His hobbies include fishing, working in his yard, trying new eateries and spending time with family.
Patricia worked 12 years at F.W. Woolworth and seven years at the Salvation Army Thrift Store, retiring in 2005. She enjoys sewing, search-a-words, trying new restaurants and also spending time with family.