Doug and Wanda Smith announce that they will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Elk Horn Lutheran Church basement. Everyone is welcome, and the couple requests no gifts. Greetings can also be sent to them at: 229 Hwy 173, Atlantic, Iowa 50022.
Doug and Wanda were married on Dec. 26, 1971 at t he First Christian Church in Rock Port, Mo.. The couple have four children, Stan Smith of Newton, Ma.; Randy Smith of Burke, Va.; Craig Smith of Elk Horn; and Denise Obrecht of Urbandale. They have 8 grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. The couple have lived in Elk Horn all their married life.