Bob and Sharon Demmer

Bob and Sharon Demmer, of Dundee, are celebrating 50 years of marriage with an open house Saturday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. at St. Mary’s Parish Center.

Sharon Ries and Bob Demmer were married Nov. 27, 1969 at the Dyersville Basilica.

They have five children: Chris (Mary Jo) Demmer, of Dundee; Chad (Stacey) Demmer, of Dundee; Jason (Suzi) Demmer, of Dundee; Jon Demmer, of Marion and Josh Demmer of Manchester.

They have 11 grandchildren.