Mr. and Mrs. Donald Merillat will celebrate 50 years of marriage at an open house given by their children Aug. 7, at the Church of the Nazarene in Morenci. The couple will renew their vows at 3 p.m., followed by food and fellowship until 6 p.m. Gifts should be omitted from the celebration.
Don and Carol were united in marriage Dec. 3, 1960, at the First United Methodist Church in Hudson, Mich.
They have three children, Kelly (and Scott) Frey and Christopher (and Molly) Merillat, both of Morenci and Kent (and Jeanelle) Merillat of Midlothian, Va. They have also 10 grandchildren.