Robert Eugene and Janice Jean Hancock, Rochester, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at Gospel Light Mission, 1407 Belmont St., Kokomo.
Robert and the former Janice Jean Guy were married Nov. 17, 1963, in Danville, Ill., by the Rev. Don Goodwin. They met in the cafeteria at Haynes International.
Robert is retired from Haynes, and Janice is a homemaker.
Their children are Roberta (Hancock) and husband Robert Klopf, Sparks, Nev.; Minna (Hancock) Grafton, McClain, Va.; Charles Hancock, Sharps Chapel, Tenn.; Diana (Tobin) Bowen, Rochester; Sherry (Tobin) Robinson, Logansport; James and wife Mary Anne Tobin, Kokomo; Daniel and wife Beverly Tobin, Kokomo; Robert and wife Angie Hancock Jr., Kokomo; and Mark and wife Angela Hancock, Rochester. They have 20 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.