Carl and Isabelle Schaake, Lawrence, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 1.
The couple were married in Miami, Okla.
Carl, a Lawrence native, is a retired farmer and Marine Corps veteran, serving in World War II. Isabelle, originally from Virginia, attended the School of Nursing at the University of Virginia. Since retiring, she has enjoyed volunteering, traveling and playing bridge.
They have a daughter, Sarah Leonhard and husband John, near Oskaloosa, and two grandchildren.