Paul and Jackie Rarden, of Des Moines, Iowa and former longtime residents of Garden City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, July 14, 2018, spending time with family and friends.

Paul Rarden and Jackie Ulrich were married July 14, 1968, at the United Methodist Church in Garden City.

Their children are Rhonda Zimmerman of Des Moines, and Scott and Jenny Rarden of Overland Park. They have three grandchildren.

Throughout their 50 years together, Paul and Jackie have traveled more than 22,000 miles in moves and are now living as a retired couple in Des Moines.