David and Mary Ann Schanze of Grand Mound will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at a later date.
Mary Ann Claeys and David Schanze were married July 15, 1972, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Long Grove.
Mr. Schanze was employed at Caterpillar, retiring after 30½ years.
Mrs. Schanze was employed as a teacher with the North Scott School District, retiring in 2001 after 34 years.
They are the parents of Rebecca (Erik) Allison of Johnston, Mark Schanze of DeWitt, and Craig (Amanda) Schanze of Grand Mound.
Their grandchildren are Anna and Luke Allison, Bailey Schanze, and Gage Schanze.