Ray and Barbara McDowell, of Dundee, are celebrating 55 years of marriage.

Ray Louis McDowell, Jr. and Barbara Ellen Nikolaisen were married Nov. 2 at St. Mary’s Church, Manchester.

They have three children: Brenda McLoud, Lawrence, Kans., Bridget McDowell (Deceased) and Walter (Sandie) McDowell, Overland Park, Kans.

Their grandchildren are: Kate McLoud (De’Von Gyimah), Mesa, Ariz.; Arleigh McDowell, Dundee, Gavin Carr, Topeka, Kan. and Zach McDowell, Overland Park, Kan.

Help them celebrate by sending cards to: P.O. Box 224, Dundee, IA 52038.