Howard and Lois Fast of Hillsboro celebrated their 50th anniversary with a reception for family and friends Dec. 31.
The couple were married Dec. 28, 1956. They have lived in Hillsboro from 1956 to 1960 and again since 2005. Howard works as an insurance agent.
They have four children, Cynthia and Wayne Hiebert of Newton, Pamela and Delbert Dew of Lubbock, Texas, Arlee and Margie Fast of Oakdale, Calif., and Cari and Grant Myers of McPherson; and 12 grandchildren.