— Ken and Darla Mikels of Rossville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 6, 2013, with a reception from 2-4 p.m. at the Rossville Church of Christ. The event is being hosted by their children and grandchildren.
Ken Mikels and Darla Pepple were married April 7, 1963, at Antioch Church of Christ by Loren E. Holt.
Ken retired from Bunge Milling in 2003 as an extraction operator. Darla retired in 2003 from Farm Service Agency.
The couple’s children are Brenda Cooper-Greer of South Carolina, Ken Mikels Jr. of Carrollton, Ga., and Laurie (Steve) Beach of Greenwood, Ind.
Their grandchildren are Nathan and Alex Cooper, Cassidy and Tate Mikels, and Cameron, Caleb and Austin Beach.
A family vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains is planned for June.