Mr. and Mrs. Gene Heckemeyer, St. Elizabeth, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to the Hawaiian Islands. A family dinner will follow at a later date. Gene Heckemeyer and Dianne Huhman were married April 11, 1970, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, St. Elizabeth. Father Ferdinand Bonn officiated. They were attended by Dennis Heckemeyer, deceased; Elaine Huhman Kempker, Henley; Dale Doerhoff, Jefferson City; Marietta Huhman Johnson, deceased; Joe Huhman, St. Elizabeth; and Irene Heckemeyer Foster, Jefferson City. Mr. and Mrs. Heckemeyer have five children: Perry Heckemeyer and his wife Charlotte, Jefferson City; Lynn Struemph and her husband Kenneth, Meta; Kaye Finn, Meta; Paul Heckemeyer and his wife Angie, St. Elizabeth; and Lisa Lucas and her husband Sean, St. Elizabeth. They also have 10 grandchildren: Brooke Struemph, Ross Struemph, Nolan Heckemeyer, Dani Heckemeyer, Vanessa Heckemeyer, Brock Lucas, Ella Lucas, Lucy Lucas, Reese Heckemeyer, and Ava Heckemeyer.