Mr. and Mrs. Don (Marlene) Johnson of Kankaee, Ill., will be celebrating 50 years of marriage this year.

Don Johnson and Marlene Baker were united in marriage June 24, 1962, in Newcomerstown.

Don is the son of Levi and Mildred Johnson, and Marlene is the daughter of Ambrose and Cordella Baker.

The couple has two daughters and four grandchildren.

Both, Don and Marlene retired from the Herscher School District.

A celebration open house is set for June 16 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Kankakee First Church of the Nazarene in Kankakee, Ill.

Cards and well wishes may be sent to: Mr. and Mrs. Don Johnson, 3665 D. North 7000 West Road, Kankakee, IL 60901.