Richard and Rosemary Ruedin of Alton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on December 12, 2020.
Richard Ruedin and the former Rosemary Macias were married on December 12, 1970, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey. Monsignor H.J. Knoedler officiated.
Richard is retired from DuPont.
Rosemary is retired from St. Ambrose School.
Their children are Rhonda Heublein of Glenview, Ill., Robyn Taylor of Paducah, Ky., and Richard Ruedin II of Lake St. Louis, Mo. They have eight grandchildren.
Richard and Rosemary were honored by their children, along with their eight grandchildren, with an outdoor dinner at their home. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 50th anniversary trip to Hawaii was cancelled; a rescheduled trip will be planned next year. Until then, both Richard and Rosemary will enjoy their retirement in Alton.