Robert "Bob" and Patricia "Patty" Rausch of West Lafayette, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a private family celebration. The former Patricia Milligan married Robert Rausch on July 5, 1969, at West Lafayette Baptist Church.

The couple has two children, Rob and Deanna Rausch of Canton and Randy and Sara Rausch of West Lafayette. They have four grandchildren, Dana of New York, N.Y., and George, Allie and Ben of West Lafayette.