Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kempker, Jefferson City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary later this year with a celebration hosted by their children. Ed Kempker and Dottie Berendzen were married February 6, 1971, at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Mary's Home. Fr. Henry Reichert officiated. They were attended by Darlene Wallis, Eugene; Rosanna Weidinger, Eldon; Betty Nally, St. Louis; Gary Kempker, Henley; Dan Berendzen, Wardsville; and Bill Loethen, Mendocino, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Kempker have three children: Holly Blume and her husband Josh, Jefferson City; Leslie Winter and her husband Chris, Jefferson City; and Mitch Kempker and his wife Allie, Kansas City. They also have five grandchildren: Abby (Winter) Massman, Clayton Winter, Noah Blume, Nate Blume, Jude Kempker; along with baby Kempker due this spring.