Jim and Karen Rottinghaus of La Porte City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, September 15, with a 10 AM Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, Gilbertville. They will continue to celebrate with an Open House from 1-4 PM at the American Legion Hall in Gilbertville.

Jim Rottinghaus and Karen Nie were married September 9, 1963, at Immaculate Conception Church, Gilbertville.

Mr. Rottinghaus farmed and did trucking all of his life. Mrs. Rottinghaus is a homemaker.

Their family includes five children: Kris and Jim Kayser of Independence; Jeff and Lori Rottinghaus and Greg and Pam Rottinghaus, all of La Porte City; Michelle Rottinghaus of Cedar Falls; and Pam and Aaron Kies of La Porte City; as well as 18 grandchildren. One grandchild is deceased.

No invitations are being sent and no gifts are requested.

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