Groves celebrate 50 years

Gary J. and Linda Groves, Webster City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 31

Gary Jackson Groves and Linda Ann Celsy were married Dec. 31, 1963 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Des Moines.

They are the parents of a three children – Kristen Rasmussen, Englewood, Colo., Stephanie Groves, Knoxville, Tenn., and Ryan P. Groves, Des Moines. They also have one grandson, Thor Rasmussen.

Their anniversary was celebrated with a small party of family and friends. They will celebrate in March with a family vacation.