Mr. and Mrs. Fred Suroff celebrated their 50th anniversary at a family dinner party hosted by their sons on the Plaza in Kansas City on Oct. 10.
Karen Alvey and Fred Suroff were married Oct. 10, 1965, in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
The couple have two sons, Aaron Suroff, of Olathe Kan., and Adam (Rebecca) Suroff, of Mission Hills, Kan., and two granddaughters.
Fred retired as a zone sergeant with the Missouri State Highway Patrol serving 31 years, the last 25 in Pettis County.
Karen worked as a registered nurse for 50 years. Twenty-eight of those were spent as a nurse at Bothwell Regional Health Center.