Fifty years ago, Earl Koehler married Emma Jean Mari on Jan. 23, 1971 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Sterling.

Celebrating with them are their daughters and grandchildren, Kendra Koehler of Fleming, with son Damon Nab and daughter Jaime Nab; Lisa Middleton and husband Levi from Pueblo West, with sons Ezra and Carson; Stacey Koehler from Denver; and Melissa Koehler from Sterling.

Friends, family and well wishers are welcome to send the couple a card to 36102 County Road 18, Fleming, CO 80728