Mel and Connie Kleinschmidt, Lawrence, will celebrate 50 years on October 15, 2017. They will honor this occasion at a later time with family and friends. They are active in American Legion Post 41, serving as Commander and President of Auxiliary. Their family: Todd and Shelia Kleinschmidt, Kansas City, KS; Bruce and Kandi Bagwell, San Diego, CA; Scott and Patty Kleinschmidt, Norton, KS. They have 5 grandchildren.