Dana and Karen Freberg are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Dana and Karen (Elliott) Freberg of Independence will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. June 29 at Colonial Hills Community of Christ, 3539 S.W. Missouri 7, Blue Springs.

Mr. and Mrs. Freberg have two children, Lisa Kay Freberg and Kent Donald Freberg, who died in 1995.

They were married June 22, 1958, at the Community of Christ Stone Church in Independence, and lived in Cincinnati, Ohio, for 40 years before moving to Independence in 2001.

Dana retired from General Electric, where he designed parts for jet engines.

They have been very active in church with children and teenager programs, worship planning, ecumenical programs, and each has been a pastor.

Their daughter is planning the celebration, which includes appetizers and a program at 3:30 p.m. Please do not bring presents, as your presence and friendship is a gift to us.