William and Sharon Covert celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise family party Nov. 2, 2013, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Bellevue.
The Coverts were married Oct. 26, 1963.
Sharon is the daughter of the late Albert Eberhard, Mildred Eberhard and stepfather Rolla Heinselman.
William, son of the late August and Violetta Covert, worked at National Machinery and retired from Farmland Foods.
They are the parents of three children, Jeannette (Paul) Meyers of Republic, Randy Covert of Bellevue and Mike (Laura) Covert of rural Tiffin. Completing their family are two granddaughters.