Donald and Lilly Penka of Great Bend will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a come-and-go reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 30, 2013, at the Best Western Angus Inn, Great Bend. The couple requests no gifts.
Hosts for the reception will be their children and families: Michele and Delbert Smith of Topeka; Matt and Christi Penka of Great Bend; and Melissa Sides of Hutchinson. Their daughter, Marcene Penka, is deceased.
Don Penka married Lilly Dreiling, who grew up in Garden City, on Nov. 25, 1963, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Garden City.
They have seven grandchildren.