John and Mary Smith

John and Mary (Steffen) Smith, of Ryan, are celebrating their 50th anniversary.

They were married Oct. 17, 1968 at St. John’s Church, Delhi.

They have six children: Jenny (Al Levie), of Racine, Wi, Julie (Dan Woods), of Manchester, John (LeaAnn), of Manchester, Jolene (Carlos Garcia), of Reston, Va., Jim (Andrea) of Lamont, and Janet (Nick Klostermann), of Manchester.

They have 15 grandchildren.

They enjoyed a west coast vacation last summer and a family outing is planned.