Marion couple celebrate 50 years
Ronald and Ruth (Blackburn) Herbel are celebrating 50 years of marriage. The couple were married Feb. 18, 1962, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lincolnville.
Ronald worked for the Kansas Department of Transportation for 36 years, and Ruth worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 22 years.
They have three children: Brad and Sue Herbel of Rose Hill, Darryl and Angie Herbel of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mike and Kristy (Herbel) Gaddie of Wichita. The Herbels also have eight grandchildren: Carey Herbel, Kelli Herbel, Kristin Westervelt, Eric Westervelt, Lauren Westervelt, Trent Gaddie, Joel Gaddie and Zeke Gaddie.
Cards congratulating the couple may be sent to Ron and Ruth Herbel, 611 S Freeborn, Marion, KS 66861.