Joe and Sharon Walker celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 28 in California with their children and extended family. They were married in Palestine Lutheran Church in Dolliver in 1963.
Two family celebrations were held in California hosted by their son, Joseph Walker II of Atlanta, Ga. and by their daughter, Kjersten (Preston) Klassen of LaJolla, Calif.
Joe and Sharon have four grandchildren; Karianna, Katrin, Karsten and Kajsa.
Joe and Sharon live at 23252 493rd St., Centerville, IA 52544.