Verl and Yvonne Dagel of Augusta, were married on Aug. 21, 1963, in Oklahoma City. He is retired from the Boeing Company.
Between them, they have five children: Teresa Benton of Augusta, Lana Schaul (Gary) of Bella Vista, Ark., Loni Nicely (Mike) of Pretty Prairie, Mike Prewett (Cheryl) of Andover, and Larry Prewett, deceased.
They also have nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
A celebration in honor of their anniversary will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Cottonwood Point, 100 Cottonwood Point Lane, Augusta. Friends and family are invited.