Vern & Julie Knaack will be celebrating their 50th anniversary on Saturday, May 5. The former Julie Plaehn and Vern Knaack were married in 1962 at the Congregational Church in Reinbeck.
Vern is engaged in farming and also retired from John Deere. Julie is retired from being a floral designer and a photographic artist.
They are the parents of three children: Andrea (Doug) Rowe of Gladbrook, Polly (Marc) Murphy of San Diego, Calif. and Patrick (Lori) of Reinbeck. Their six grandchildren include Alex and Corissa Rowe, Aidan and Jared Murphy, and Mikayla and Erick Knaack.
They now reside at 133 Eastgate Drive in Reinbeck and will be celebrating their 50th with a family vacation later this year.