Kenneth and Barbara (Smith) Olson of Minooka celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 30, 2013. They were married June 30, 1963 at the First Presbyterian Church in Morris by Rev. Hugo Montanus.
Ken is retired from Caterpillar Tractor Company. Barb is retired from Minooka Grain and Lumber Supply.
They have three children, Cherry (Dan) Gonnam, David (Susan) Olson and Amy (Craig) Newman. They have eight grandsons.
They celebrated with a surprise pizza party at Maria’s with 65 family members attending. They then took all their children, spouses and grandsons on a Caribbean cruise and three days at Universal Orlando.